Suckering
Sucker Suck"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suckered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suckering}.] 1. To strip off the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maize. [1913 Webster]

2. To cheat or deceive (a gullible person); to make a sucker of (someone). [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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