Ho"cus (?), v. t. [See Hocus-pocus.]

1.

To deceive or cheat.

Halliwell.

2.

To adulterate; to drug; as, liquor is said to be hocused for the purpose of stupefying the drinker.

Dickens.

3.

To stupefy with drugged liquor.

Thackeray.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ho"cus, n.

1.

One who cheats or deceives.

South.

2.

Drugged liquor.

 

© Webster 1913.

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