Definition of Quoins

1. Noun. (plural of quoin) ¹



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Definition of Quoins

1. quoin [v] - See also: quoin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quoins

quodque
quods
quohog
quohogs
quoi ci quoi ça
quoif
quoifed
quoifing
quoifs
quoil
quoils
quoin
quoined
quoining
quoinings
quoins (current term)
quoist
quoists
quoit
quoited
quoiter
quoiters
quoiting
quoits
quoke
quokka
quokkas
quoll
quolls
quomodo

Literary usage of Quoins

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1. A Manual of Civil Engineering by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1907)
"... times as numerous as those of the stone quoins, any superfluous thickness of the former will cause the brickwork to settle more than the stone quoins, ..."

2. The American Vignola by William Robert Ware (1906)
"51), and upon the quoins at the corners of buildings (Fig. 52). ... quoins.—Rusticated quoins are sometimes all made of the same size (Fig. ..."

3. The Printer's Dictionary of Technical Terms: A Handbook of Definations and by Alexander A. Stewart (1912)
"Showing arrangement of furniture and quoins in a form. After the furniture and quoins are properly placed, tighten the quoins with the fingers and work your ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... flew Wi-h horrid wings, and thunder'd as it blew: Then, whirling round, die quoins together ... quoins ..."

5. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1903)
"quoins.—In locks of cut stone the hollow quoin is cut directly in the pieces, ... With concrete locks the quoins have usually been made of cast iron, ..."

6. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1903)
"quoins.—In locks of cut stone the hollow quoin is cut directly in the pieces, ... With concrete locks the quoins have usually been made of cast iron, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Dock Engineering by Brysson Cunningham (1904)
"A gate recess terminates in two returns, or quoins, called from their shape ... The joints of hollow quoins are preferably bedded in lead for a depth of 6 ..."

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