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Definition 1: (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for quoin in the sense of this definition

(quoin is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is part of quoin) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

(quoin belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 2: the keystone of an arch - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for quoin in the sense of this definition

(quoin is a kind of ...) the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

Definition 3: expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for quoin in the sense of this definition

(quoin is a kind of ...) something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them

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