Definition of quoin
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : a solid exterior angle (as of a building)
b : one of the members (such as a block) forming a quoin and usually differentiated from the adjoining walls by material, texture, color, size, or projection
2 : the keystone or a voussoir of an arch
3 : a wooden or expandable metal block used by printers to lock up a form within a chase
quoined; quoining; quoins
Definition of quoin (Entry 2 of 2)
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