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quoin

quoin

pronunciation:
koIn [or] kwoIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a corner of an outside wall.
definition 2: a stone that is part of such a corner.
definition 3: any of various wedge-shaped pieces of wood, stone, or metal used for assorted purposes.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: quoined, quoining, quoins
definition: to supply with or hold securely with a quoin or quoins.