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 Ho’cus Po’cus.Hod’eken (3 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ho’cussed.
 
Hoaxed, cheated, tampered with; as, “This wine is hocussed.”   1
       
“Was ever man so hocussed?”
       
Art of Wheedling, p. 322.
 


 Ho’cus Po’cus.Hod’eken (3 syl.) 

 
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