coign of vantage

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coign of van·tage \ˌkȯi-nə-ˈvan-tij\

Definition of coign of vantage

  1. :  an advantageous position

Origin and Etymology of coign of vantage

coign, earlier spelling of 1coin (in sense “corner”)

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