sconcheon(redirected from scontion)
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(Building) another name for scoinson
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the reveal of a window or doorway from the frame to the inner face of the wall.
[1325–75; Middle English sconchon, sconcheon < Old French escoinson corner, cut angle, derivative of coin, cuigne angle; see coin]
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