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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: chouse (0.00904 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to chouse.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: chouse chouse v : defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit [syn: cheat, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Chouse Chouse \Chouse\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Choused; p. pr. & vb. n. Chousing.] [From Turk. ch[=a][=u]sh a messenger or interpreter, one of whom, attached to the Turkish embassy, in 1609 cheated the Turkish merchants resident in England out of [pounds]4,000.] To cheat, trick, defraud; -- followed by of, or out of; as, to chouse one out of his money. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] The undertaker of the afore-cited poesy hath choused your highness. --Landor. [1913 Webster] Chouse \Chouse\, n. 1. One who is easily cheated; a tool; a simpleton; a gull. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 2. A trick; sham; imposition. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 3. A swindler. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] ||

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