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Definitions of decoy

  1. something used to lure victims into danger Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an enemy; a bait. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to entice other fowl into a net or within shot. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in order to take or shoot them. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A deceptive trick or snare; a lure; a piece of inclosed water into which wild fowl are induced to enter; the figure of a bird used to attract live birds within gunshot. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To lead or allure into danger by a trick; entice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To be allured. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Decoyed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Decoying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Anything used to entice or ensnare. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. To entice; allure in to a snare. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To entice, as into a snare; draw on so as to entrap. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. One who or that which decoys; a lure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Any lure that deceives and entraps; a place for catching wild fowls into which they are decoyed; a bird or the likeness of one used as a decoy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To lure into a snare; to entrap by any means which deceive; to allure or entice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To entrap by any means which may deceive; to lure into a net or snare; to entice. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Anything intended to lead into a snare; anything that may lead into evil, danger, or the power of an enemy; a place for catching wild fowls. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. de-koy', v.t. to allure: to entrap: to lure into a trap.--n. anything intended to allure into a snare: an apparatus of hoops and network for trapping wild-ducks--sometimes duck-coy.--n. DECOY'-DUCK, a wild-duck tamed and trained to entice others into a trap: (fig.) one employed to allure others into a snare. [L. de, down, and O. Fr. coi, quiet; the earlier verb to coy was confused with the Dut. kooi--L. cavea, a cage. See COY.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. (Entice, esp. by help of trained bird &c., into) pond with narrow netted arms into which wild duck may be tempted and caught; allure into, out of, away, &c., ensnare; bird &c. trained to entice others; (also d.-duck) swindler\'s confederate, tempter; bait, enticement. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. n. Anything intended to lead into a snare; trap; bait; allurement; a lure used by sportsmen to entice birds within shot;—a place into which wild fowls are enticed in order to take them. Cabinet Dictionary
  25. Allurement to mischiefs. Complete Dictionary

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