Green’s Dictionary of Slang

comfoozle v.

to scheme, to act duplicitously; to confuse.

W.H. Oxberry Two Fishermen of Lynn in Oxberry’s Budget of Plays (1844) I 79: He met with one Dorothy Snoozle, / And with her he began to comfoozle, / Says she, don’t come here to bamboozle, / For I’m not to he caught with such trash.
J.A. Owens Sword and Pen 232: Let Gypshun darkness come down ober de eyesights of de rebels. Comfoozle ’em, O Lor’! dey is cruel, and makes haste to shed blood.