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Noun: quoin  koyn
  1. Expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase
    - coign, coigne
     
  2. The keystone of an arch
    - coign, coigne
     
  3. (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
    - corner
Verb: quoin  koyn
  1. Provide with quoins

Sounds like: coin, coign, coigne

Derived forms: quoined, quoins, quoining

Type of: construction, headstone, key, keystone, structure, wedge

Part of: building, edifice

Encyclopedia: Quoin