variants or scuncheon
plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Sconcheon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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