Decoyer De*coy"er, n. One who decoys another. [1913 Webster]

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  • decoyer —    significado: encoger, agrietar, contraerse la carne en una herida, imposibilidad de juntarse, no cicatrizar; irritarse, infectarse, a veces,agafase, engafentase; se aplicaba, sobre todo, a las mancaúras (golpes con herida, cortes con el hacha …   Etimologías léxico asturiano

  • decoyer — See decoy. * * * …   Universalium

  • decoy — decoyer, n. n. /dee koy, di koy /; v. /di koy /, n. 1. a person who entices or lures another person or thing, as into danger, a trap, or the like. 2. anything used as a lure. 3. a trained bird or other animal used to entice game into a trap or… …   Universalium

  • stool-pigeon — n. 1. Decoy pigeon, decoy (for game). 2. Decoy, inveigler, decoyer, inveigling accomplice, cat s paw …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • decoy — noun /ˈdikɔɪ / (say deekoy) 1. someone who entices or allures, as into a trap, danger, etc. 2. anything used as a lure. –verb (t) /ˈdikɔɪ / (say deekoy), /dəˈkɔɪ / (say duh koy) 3. to lure by or as by a decoy. {variant of coy (now British… …   Australian English dictionary

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