quoin post


quoin post
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  • Quoin post — Quoin Quoin (kwoin or koin; 277), n. [See {Coin}, and cf. {Coigne}.] 1. (Arch.) Originally, a solid exterior angle, as of a building; now, commonly, one of the selected pieces of material by which the corner is marked. [1913 Webster] Note: In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Quoin — (kwoin or koin; 277), n. [See {Coin}, and cf. {Coigne}.] 1. (Arch.) Originally, a solid exterior angle, as of a building; now, commonly, one of the selected pieces of material by which the corner is marked. [1913 Webster] Note: In stone, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hollow quoin — Quoin Quoin (kwoin or koin; 277), n. [See {Coin}, and cf. {Coigne}.] 1. (Arch.) Originally, a solid exterior angle, as of a building; now, commonly, one of the selected pieces of material by which the corner is marked. [1913 Webster] Note: In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hollow quoin — Hollow Hol low, a. [OE. holow, holgh, holf, AS. holh a hollow, hole. Cf. {Hole}.] 1. Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heelpost — Heel post , n. 1. (Naut.) The post supporting the outer end of a propeller shaft. [1913 Webster] 2. (Carp.) The post to which a gate or door is hinged. [1913 Webster] 3. (Engineering) The quoin post of a lock gate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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