cozen \KUZ-un\, transitive verb:
- To cheat; to defraud; to deceive, usually by petty tricks.
- To obtain by deceit.
- To act deceitfully.
Cozen perhaps derives from Early Modern French cousiner, "to defraud; literally to treat as if a cousin (hence to claim to be a cousin in order to defraud)," from Old French cosin.
- A person who has been vaguely exposed to sex, drugs, profanities and doesn't have a tight grasp on reality.
- bank robbery: the first recorded bank heist took place in NYC; Edward Smith escaped with some $245,000, but was later caught and imprisoned (1831)
- SS Georgiana: Confederate ship was wrecked (1863); it was discovered on the same date in 1965 by underwater archeologist E. Lee Spence in his teenage years
- 25th Academy Awards: was the first televised Oscar ceremony (1953)
- David Livingston 1813
- Sir Richard Burton 1821
- Jackie ‘Moms’ Mabley 1894
- John Sirica 1904
- Gert Bettens 1970 - Musician (K's Choice)
- Zach Lind 1976 - Musician (Jimmy Eat World)
- Anne V 1987 - Sports Illustrated swimsuit model