Definition of Scuncheon
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Scuncheon
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1. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"When the dyke has a scuncheon for its end, a large boulder, euch as n, should be chosen as the foundation-stone ; and if no boulder» exist, a large stone ..."
2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"scuncheon, ». A stone forming a projecting angle, 8. ... scuncheon, ». A square dole or piece of bread, cheese, ..."
3. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"scuncheon, f. Л stone forming a projecting angle, 8. ... scuncheon, ». A square dole or piece of bread, cheese, ..."
4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"scuncheon, s. A stone in the inner side of Gall. ... scuncheon, a. A square dole or piece of a door or window, &c."| Add; bread, cheese, &c. ..."
5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"... wall from such rays of light as might filter upon them directly from above — a thing which can be done by simple architectural devices. — RS scuncheon. ..."
6. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"scuncheon, iv. 164, is as much English as Scotch. It is entered in the Imperial Dictionary as an English word, and it is used by English architects and ..."
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