Losenger meaning

(obsolete) A flatterer; a deceiver; a cozener.

To a fair pair of gallows, there to end their lives with shame, as a number of such other losengers had done. — Holinshed.

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Origin of losenger

  • Old French losengier, losengeor, from losengier (“to deceive, flatter”), losenge (“flattery”), flattery, Occitan lauzenga, from Latin laus praise. Compare lozenge.

    From Wiktionary