Definition of Quoining

1. Verb. (present participle of quoin) ¹



2. Noun. (architecture) The architectural elements, such as stone or brick, that form a quoin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quoining

1. quoin [v] - See also: quoin

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quoining

quodlin
quodlins
quodque
quods
quohog
quohogs
quoi ci quoi ça
quoif
quoifed
quoifing
quoifs
quoil
quoils
quoin
quoined
quoining
quoinings
quoins
quoist
quoists
quoit
quoited
quoiter
quoiters
quoiting
quoits
quoke
quokka
quokkas
quoll

Literary usage of Quoining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Fruit Manual: A Guide to the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain by Robert Hogg (1884)
"It is the Winter Pearmain and Winter Quoining nt the London markets, and it is also grown ... The Winter Quoining is a very old English upple. See Queening. ..."

2. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by G. H. Jack (1880)
"Dr. Hogg traces the name to Costatus Ang. Costate, or ribbed, on account of the prominent ribs on its sides. The Quoining or Queening is an old apple of ..."

3. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1885)
"At the west angles of the nave of the church of Bedfield, Suffolk, is a most singular example of early quoining, consisting of Roman tiles "placed ..."

4. Printing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Typography as Applied More by Charles Thomas Jacobi (1908)
"The use of leads in quoining-up is to be deprecated as a wasteful and slovenly habit. We repeat that furniture which is worn and not good enough for placing ..."

5. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1846)
"Builders began to try irregular quoining, and we soon saw prodigies of irregularity. On one side of the angle there would be three stones of different ..."

6. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1846)
"It was easily seen that the primness of modern quoining was not only tame and ... Builders began to try irregular quoining, and we soon saw prodigies of ..."

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