coigne


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Noun1.Coigne - expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chasecoigne - expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase
wedge - something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
2.coigne - the keystone of an arch
headstone, keystone, key - the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
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Bert Daniels, 20, of Coigne Terrace, was also rescued but, the paper said, was the only one out of eight who were at a "watch below" in the forward part of the ship when it was struck.
It was a great experience," said participant Austin Coigne, a musician who plans on pursuing a career as a music technician, creating and fixing musical instruments, soundboards and other equipment.
Coigne informed readers that, "the leading lights of the Screen are Catholics-including such artists as Mary Pickford and Ethel Barrymore.
Ye have another intollerable ill maner of speach, which by the Greekes originall we may call ronde affectation, and is when we affect new words and phrases other then the good speakers and writers in any language, or then custome hath allowed, & is the common fault of young schollers not halfe well studied before they come from the Universitie or schooles, and when they come to their friends, or happen to get some benefice or other promotion in their countreys, will seeme to coigne fine wordes out of the Latin, and to use new fangled speaches, thereby to shew themselves among the ignorant the better learned.