hocus

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To adulterate; to drug
To adulterate; to drug; as, liquor is said to be hocused for the purpose of stupefying the drinker
{f} deceive, trick, hoax; drug; intoxicate
To stupefy with drugged liquor
Drugged liquor
To deceive or cheat
One who cheats or deceives
hocus-pocus
A phrase used as a magical incantation to bring about some change
hocus-pocus
A specific act of trickery or nonsense

What kind of hocus-pocus is this?.

hocus-pocus
{n} a juggler, cheat, deception, trick
hocus pocus
meaningless words used as a formula by conjurers; sleight of hand, trickery
hocus-pocus
disapproval If you describe something as hocus-pocus, you disapprove of it because you think it is false and intended to trick or deceive people. = trickery. a method or belief that you think is based on false ideas (hax pax max Deus adimax, a pretended Latin phrase used by people doing magic tricks)
hocus

    Расстановка переносов

    ho·cus

    Турецкое произношение

    hōkıs

    Произношение

    /ˈhōkəs/ /ˈhoʊkəs/

    Этимология

    [ 'hO-k&s ] (transitive verb.) 1675. obsolete hocus, n., short for hocus-pocus.

    Времена

    hocusing, hocussed

    Слово дня

    decant
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