What is COSENING?

In old English law. An offense, mentioned in the old books, where anything was done deceitfully, whether belonging to contracts or not, which could not be properly termed by any special name. The same as the stellionatus of the civil law. Cowell.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of COSENING helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary