Definition of Sconced

1. Verb. (past of sconce) ¹



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Definition of Sconced

1. sconce [v] - See also: sconce

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sconced

scomberoid
scombral
scombrid
scombrids
scombriformes
scombroid
scombroid fish
scombroid poisoning
scombroids
scomfish
scomfished
scomfishes
scomfishing
scomfit
sconce
sconced (current term)
sconces
sconcheon
sconcheon arch
sconcheons
sconcing
scone
sconed
scones
sconing
scontion
scontions
scoober
scoobers
scooch

Literary usage of Sconced

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

1. The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"The Dons fined or sconced for small offences ; eg, five shillings for wearing ... Among undergrads a pun, or an oath, or an indecent remark, was sconced by ..."

2. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1888)
"All Scholars under y6 Degree of MA that knock or come in at y* Gates after eleven o'Clock at Night, to be sconced one Shilling loties quoties, ..."

3. Educational Foundations (1916)
"Register of the Sorbonne: "A Doctor of Divinity is sconced a quart of wine for ... Clerks are sconced a pint for 'very inordinately' knocking 'at the door ..."

4. Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes by Andrew Lang (1909)
"Johnson was "sconced" in the sum of twopence for cutting lecture ; and it is ... It was when he was thus sconced that Johnson made that reply which Boswell ..."

5. Oxford by Andrew Lang (1890)
"Johnson was "sconced" in the sum of twopence for cutting lecture ... It was when he was thus sconced that Johnson made that reply which Boswell preserves ..."

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