scoinson arch

scoin·​son arch | \ ˈskȯin(t)sən- \

Definition of scoinson arch

: an arch carrying a part of the thickness of a wall

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History and Etymology for scoinson arch

scoinson alteration (influenced by Middle French escoinsson sconcheon) of sconcheon

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“Scoinson arch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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