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incog

[in-kog] /ɪnˈkɒg/
adjective, adverb, noun, Informal.
1.
incognita or incognito.
Origin of incog
1690-1700
1690-1700; by shortening
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  • For aught we know the ould lady was thravellin' incog—like me.

    Soldier Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • The Jedge might call you out, sir, for intruding upon his incog.

  • Their dress is picturesque; and I have seen the Capitan Pacha, more than once, wearing it as a kind of incog.

  • Then handing it to his daughter, and instructing the young girl how to deliver it incog, he despatches her upon her errand.

    The Fatal Cord Mayne Reid
  • Abraham Lincoln, we like to think, was a typical American, but were one to encounter him incog.

    Idling in Italy Joseph Collins
  • So one day I got tired of working out Rubiyt motifs in brass, and I went over to the caf for luncheon, incog.

    Yellowstone Nights Herbert Quick
  • Barring the “habits,” such a Gipsy is as much a Gipsy as before, although he is one incog.

    A History of the Gipsies Walter Simson
  • A ludicrous adventure into which the king was led by his mania for going about incog.

  • The old gentleman kept this costume for occasions when he goes to Brussels incog.

    Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
  • He is not to mention to any living creature that she is nearer than Plinlimmon till the incog, is laid aside!

    The Clever Woman of the Family Charlotte M. Yonge

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