sconcheon

noun
scon·​cheon | \ ˈskänchən \
variants: or scuncheon \ ˈskən-​ \
plural -s

Definition of sconcheon

: the part of the side of an opening from the back of the reveal to the inside face of the wall usually forming in the masonry a rabbet in which the wooden frame is set

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History and Etymology for sconcheon

Middle English scouchon, skonchon, sconcheon, from Middle French escoinsson, escouchon, escochon, from coing, coin wedge, stamp, corner

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“Sconcheon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sconcheon. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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