Coying
Coy Coy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coyed} (koid); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coying}.] 1. To allure; to entice; to decoy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A wiser generation, who have the art to coy the fonder sort into their nets. --Bp. Rainbow. [1913 Webster]

2. To caress with the hand; to stroke. [1913 Webster]

Come sit thee down upon this flowery bed, While I thy amiable cheeks do coy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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