cog

cog
cog
cog1 [käg, kôg]
n.
[ME cog, cogge < ? Scand, as in Norw kug, Swed kugge, a cog, tooth < IE * gugā a hump, ball < base * gēu-, to bend, arch > OE cycgel,CUDGEL]
1.
a) any of a series of teeth on the rim of a wheel, for transmitting or receiving motion by fitting between the teeth of another wheel; gear tooth
b) a cogwheel
2. a person or thing regarded as a minor but necessary part of the structure of an activity or organization
cogged
adj.
cog2 [käg, kôg]
n.
[altered (infl. by COG1) < earlier cock, to secure, prob. ult. < It cocca, a notch]
a projection on a beam that fits into a corresponding groove or notch in another beam, making a joint
vt., vi.
cogged, cogging
to join by a cog or cogs
cog3 [käg, kôg]
vt.
cogged, cogging [prob. slang extension of COG1]
to manipulate (dice) in a fraudulent manner
vi.
Obs. to cheat; swindle
n.
Obs. a deception; trick
cog4 or cogn
abbrev.
cognate

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