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]

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  • cogged — adjective having cogs a cogged wheel • Similar to: ↑toothed …   Useful english dictionary

  • cogged — adjective see cog I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cogged — /kogd/, adj. having cogs. [1815 25; COG1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • cogged — kÉ’gd adv. toothed (referring to a gearwheel) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cogged breath sound — Cog Cog, v. t. To furnish with a cog or cogs. [1913 Webster] {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

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  • cog — cog1 /kog, kawg/, n., v., cogged, cogging. n. 1. (not in technical use) a gear tooth, formerly esp. one of hardwood or metal, fitted into a slot in a gearwheel of less durable material. 2. a cogwheel. 3. a person who plays a minor part in a large …   Universalium

  • cog — I. noun Etymology: Middle English cogge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish kugge cog Date: 13th century 1. a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear 2. a subordinate but integral person or part • cogged adjective II. verb (cogged …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cog — cog1 [käg, kôg] n. [ME cog, cogge < ? Scand, as in Norw kug, Swed kugge, a cog, tooth < IE * gugā a hump, ball < base * gēu , to bend, arch > OE cycgel,CUDGEL] 1. a) any of a series of teeth on the rim of a wheel, for transmitting or… …   English World dictionary

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