con gamen. Same as confidence game.
Con`g"(kN`zh"; E. kn"j; 277), n. [F., leave, permission, fr. L. commeatus a going back and forth, a leave of absence, furlough, fr. commeare, -meatum, to go and come; com- + meare to go. Cf. Permeate.]
Should she pay off old Briggs and give her her cong?Thackeray.
2. The customary act of civility on any occasion; a bow or a courtesy.
The captain salutes you with cong profound.Swift.
(Arch.) An apophyge.
Cong d'lire () [F., leave to choose]
(Eccl.), the sovereign's license or permission to a dean and chapter to choose as bishop the person nominated in the missive.
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