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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cheat  \Cheat\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cheated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cheating}.]  [See  {Cheat},  n.,  {Escheat}.] 
  1.  To  deceive  and  defraud;  to  impose  upon  to  trick;  to 
  swindle. 
 
  I  am  subject  to  a  tyrant,  a  sorcerer,  that  by  his 
  cunning  hath  cheated  me  of  this  island.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  beguile.  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  To  cheat  winter  of  its  dreariness.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  Syn:  To  trick;  cozen;  gull;  chouse;  fool;  outwit;  circumvent; 
  beguile;  mislead;  dupe;  swindle;  defraud;  overreach; 
  delude;  hoodwink;  deceive;  bamboozle. 




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