sconcheon

noun scon·cheon \ˈskänchən\
variants: or

scuncheon

\ˈskən-\

Definition of sconcheon

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of sconcheon

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


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