Definition of Quoined
1. quoin [v] - See also: quoin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quoined
quoi ci quoi ça
Literary usage of Quoined
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"The predial barn is one hundred and fourteen feet in front, of stone well quoined, with a spacious arched entrance, and a timber roof curiously contrived ..."
2. The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia by Frank Cousins, Phil Madison Riley (1920)
"It is of massive rubble-stone masonry, coated with yellowish- gray rough-cast and having heavy quoined corners of red brick, also a horizontal belt of the ..."
3. A Cyclopaedia of Works of Architecture: In Italy, Greece, and the Levant edited by William Pitt Preble Longfellow (1895)
"The façade, with quoined angles and a light ... The angles are quoined, and in the centre is an arched entrance doorway, enclosed by an engaged Doric order ..."
4. On the ancient British, Roman, and Saxon antiquities of Worcestershire by Jabez Allies (1852)
"... at the depth of several feet, a great many human bones, fragments of pottery, drains, bricks, stone foundations of buildings, and a rough quoined well, ..."
5. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin (1873)
"I need hardly say how much nobler this arrangement is than a common quoined angle; it gives a finish to the aspect of the whole pile attainable in no other ..."