Cog

Definition of Cog

Pronunciation: kǒg
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Cogged (kǒgd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cogging.]
1.To seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to cozen; to cheat.
I'll . . . cog their hearts from them.
- Shak.
2.To obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word; to palm off.
Fustian tragedies . . . have, by concerted applauses, been cogged upon the town for masterpieces.
- J. Dennis
To cog a die, to load so as to direct its fall; to cheat in playing dice.
- Swift.
v. i.1.To deceive; to cheat; to play false; to lie; to wheedle; to cajole.
For guineas in other men's breeches,
Your gamesters will palm and will cog.
- Swift.
n.1.A trick or deception; a falsehood.
1.(Mech.) A tooth, cam, or catch for imparting or receiving motion, as on a gear wheel, or a lifter or wiper on a shaft; originally, a separate piece of wood set in a mortise in the face of a wheel.
2.(Carp.) A kind of tenon on the end of a joist, received into a notch in a bearing timber, and resting flush with its upper surface.
3.(Mining.) One of the rough pillars of stone or coal left to support the roof of a mine.
v. t.1.To furnish with a cog or cogs.
Cogged breath sound
(Auscultation) a form of interrupted respiration, in which the interruptions are very even, three or four to each inspiration.
- Quain.
n.1.A small fishing boat.

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