Meaning of hocus

ho•cus

Pronunciation: (hō'kus), [key]
— -cused, -cus•ing -cussed, -cus•sing.
  1. to play a trick on; hoax; cheat.
  2. to stupefy with drugged liquor.
  3. to drug (liquor).
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