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The meaning of "in cahoots with"

" In cahoots with "
Meaning:
To be in a partnership with, often for unscrupulous purposes.
Example:
I saw the pickpocket give Jack the watch he'd stolen. Jack later claimed that he didn't know him but it seems obvious that they were in cahoots.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 19th century.
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