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Decoy

De`coy´   Pronunciation: dė`koi´
v. t.1.To lead into danger by artifice; to lure into a net or snare; to entrap; to insnare; to allure; to entice; as, to decoy troops into an ambush; to decoy ducks into a net.
[imp. & p. p. Decoyed (-koid"); p. pr. & vb. n. Decoying.]
Did to a lonely cot his steps decoy.
- Thomson.
n.1.Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an enemy; a bait.
2.A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to entice other fowl into a net or within shot.
3.A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in order to take or shoot them.
4.A person employed by officers of justice, or parties exposed to injury, to induce a suspected person to commit an offense under circumstances that will lead to his detection.
Noun1.decoy - a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
Synonyms: steerer
2.decoy - something used to lure victims into danger
Synonyms: bait, lure
Verb1.decoy - lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

DECOY. A pond used for the breeding and maintenance of water-fowl. 11 Mod. 74, 130; S. C. 3 Salk. 9; Holt, 14 11 East, 571.

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