The Collaborative International Dictionary
Coy \Coy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coyed (koid); p. pr. & vb. n. Coying.]
To allure; to entice; to decoy. [Obs.]
A wiser generation, who have the art to coy the fonder sort into their nets.
To caress with the hand; to stroke.
Come sit thee down upon this flowery bed, While I thy amiable cheeks do coy.
vb. (en-past of: coy)