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 for Chousing
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
     [pounds]4,000.]
     To cheat, trick, defraud; -- followed by of, or out of; as,
     to chouse one out of his money. [Colloq.]
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           The undertaker of the afore-cited poesy hath choused
           your highness.                           --Landor.
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