The definition of cozen is to cheat, or make someone believe something that isn't true.(verb)
An example of cozen is cheating while playing poker.
See cozen in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: < ME cosin, fraud, trickery < ? OFr cosson, horse-trader < L cocio, coctio, a broker, dealer
See cozen in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb coz·ened, coz·en·ing, coz·ens verb, transitive
Origin: Perhaps from Middle English cosin, fraud, trickery.
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