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 Coys’tril,Crab (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cozen.
 
To cheat. (Armoric, couçzyein; Russian, kosnodei; Arabic, gausa; Ethiopic, chasawa; our chouse.)   1
       
“I think it no sin
       
To cozen him that would unjustly win.”
       
Shakespeare: Al’s Well that Ends Well, iv. 2.
 


 Coys’tril,Crab (A). 

 
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