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Definition of COG

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Cog \Cog\ (k[o^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cogged} (k[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cogging}.] [Cf. W. coegio to make void, to beceive, from coeg empty, vain, foolish. Cf. {Coax}, v. t.] [1913 Webster]
     1. To seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to cozen; to cheat. [R.] [1913 Webster]

              I'll . . . cog their hearts from them. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     2. To obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word; to palm off. [R.] [1913 Webster]

              Fustian tragedies . . . have, by concerted applauses, been cogged upon the town for masterpieces.                         --J. Dennis [1913 Webster]

              To cog a die, to load so as to direct its fall; to cheat in playing dice.                --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Cog \Cog\, n. [OE. cogge; cf. D. kog, Icel. kuggr Cf. {Cock} a boat.] A small fishing boat. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster]

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Cog \Cog\, v. i.
     To deceive; to cheat; to play false; to lie; to wheedle; to cajole. [1913 Webster]

           For guineas in other men's breeches,
           Your gamesters will palm and will cog.   --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Cog \Cog\, n.
     A trick or deception; a falsehood. --Wm. Watson. [1913 Webster]

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Cog \Cog\, n. [Cf. Sw. kugge a cog, or W. cocos the cogs of a wheel.]
     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. [1913 Webster]

     2. (Carp.)
        (a) 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. (b) A tenon in a scarf joint; a coak. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Mining.) One of the rough pillars of stone or coal left to support the roof of a mine. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Cog \Cog\, v. t.
     To furnish with a cog or cogs.
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     {Cogged breath sound} (Auscultation), a form of interrupted respiration, in which the interruptions are very even, three or four to each inspiration. --Quain. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "cog":
     comb, commonality, commonalty, crag, creature, fang, flunky, follower, harrow, hoi polloi, inferior, jag, junior, lightweight, lower class, lower orders, masses, pawn, peak, pecten, projection, rake, ratchet, sawtooth, second fiddle, secondary, snag, snaggle, spire, sprocket, spur, steeple, subaltern, subordinate, third stringer, tooth, underling, understrapper, yes-man


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