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quoins

We have found lemma(root) word of quoins : quoin.

Definitions


[kwɔɪn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an external angle of a wall or building
(e.g: smaller stations followed the same pattern; stone-built, with strongly accented quoins)

- a wedge or expanding mechanical device used for locking a letterpress forme into a chase.

- a wedge for raising the level of a gun barrel or for keeping it from rolling.


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Origin:
Middle English: variant of coin, used earlier in the sense ‘cornerstone’ and ‘wedge’


[kwɔɪn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- provide (a wall) with quoins or corners
(e.g: the white plaster walls quoined with red sandstone blocks)

- lock up (a forme) with a quoin.


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