collogue

collogue

[kuh-lohg]
verb (used without object), collogued, colloguing. Dialect.
1.
to confer secretly.
2.
to plot mischief; conspire.

Origin:
1595–1605; perhaps blend of collude and dialogue

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collogue (kɒˈləʊɡ)
 
vb (usually foll by with) , collogues, colloguing, collogued
to confer confidentially; intrigue or conspire
 
[C16: perhaps from obsolete colleague (vb) to be or act as a colleague, conspire, influenced by Latin colloquī to talk with; see colleague]

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collogue
1590s (implied in colloguing) "to flatter, curry favor," of unknown origin, perhaps from Fr. colloque "conference, consultation."
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