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Related to coign: coign of vantage
n. & v.
Variant of quoin.
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(Architecture) variant spellings of quoin
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|Noun||1.||coign - 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.||coign - the keystone of an arch|
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