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cog to cheat, to wheedle, to lie, to load a die ( “To cogge. Gaber, flater, afflater, sadayer . . . mensonger, et mentir, . . . To cogge a Die. Casser la noisille.Cotgrave's Fr. and Engl. Dict. ), THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, iii. 3. 40, 60; MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, v. 1. 95; LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, v. 2. 235; RICHARD III., i. 3. 48; CORIOLANUS, iii. 2. 133; TIMON OF ATHENS, v. 1. 93; “cogging,” THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, iii. 1. 111 ; “Come both, you cogging Greeks,” TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, v. 6. 11 (Steevens remarks, in opposition to Johnson, that here the epithet cogging “had propriety, in respect of Diomedes at least, who had defrauded him of his mistress. Troilus bestows it on both, unius ob culpam);” OTHELLO, iv. 2. 133.

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