intr.v. col·logued, col·logu·ing, col·logues
1. To be on friendly or intimate terms with someone.
a. To consult or confer with someone.
b. To chat.
3. Chiefly Upper Southern US To conspire; intrigue: "I'm satisfied they're colloguing to beat me out of my place" (Dialect Notes).
[Perhaps alteration (influenced by Latin colloquī, to converse) of colleague, to enter into an alliance, from Old French colleguer, from Latin colligāre, to collect (influenced by Old French collegue, colleague); see COLLIGATE.]
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