Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Tuesday, July 17, 2012-- cozen
Posted on 07/17/2012 5:03:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Tuesday, Date7/17/12
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
to cheat, deceive, or trick
Etymology: 156575; perhaps < Old North French coçonner to resell, verbal derivative of coçon retailer (< Latin coctiōnem, accusative of coctiō, cōciō dealer), influenced by Middle French cousin dupe, literally, cousin
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
An old WHO song which is extremely apropos of today, we won't get cozened again!
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
No pushing at the door please!
up and at ‘em
you are indeed, sweet’ums : )
I don’t cotton, cousin, to the cozening by the dozen from BO
that’s a mouthful! A+++
My very attractive cozen married a rich guy and shot him when leaving the lawyer’s after making his will. It’s in the papers, so I win.
what do you win? A+++
Cozen me once, shame on you.
Cozen me twice, shame on me.
you are just shameful. A+++
Wll, ya know, he had iReggie there, getting all cozied up. Oops, the word was cozen...
Cozen: a group of lying witches?
had it been he and Reggie he wouldn’t have to be coaxed to perform for the kisscam!
Obama does nothing but cozen
Examples abound by the dozen
His minions aren’t curious
They ignore Fast & Furious
‘though the facts have the Tea Party buzzin’
a cozening coven? A+++
great one!! A++++
It won't be easy, since about 50% of the voters appear to be deaf, dumb, and blind. It is unclear whether any of them excel at pinball.
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