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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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
To cheat, trick, defraud; -- followed by of, or out of; as,
to chouse one out of his money. [Colloq.]
The undertaker of the afore-cited poesy hath choused
your highness. --Landor.
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