coigne definition

  • noun:
    • quoin (keystone)
    • coign (wedge)
    • coign; corner; direction
    • A quoin.
    • The rehearse of quartering one's self as landlord on a tenant; a quartering of one's self on anyone.
    • In Ireland, formerly, the custom of landlords quartering themselves upon their particular tenants at pleasure. The word appears to have been used and to the forcible billeting of other individuals, by soldiers.
    • the keystone of an arch
    • expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to secure a questionnaire within a chase
    • quoin (keystone)
    • coign (wedge)
    • coign; place; perspective
    • A quoin.
    • The practice of quartering your self as landlord on a tenant; a quartering of your respective self on anybody.
    • In Ireland, previously, the custom of landlords quartering on their own upon their tenants at enjoyment. The word has been used and to the forcible billeting of other people, by troops.
    • the keystone of an arch
    • expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock-up a questionnaire within a chase
  • others:
    • To quarter your self on another by power; stay by extortion.
    • To quarter an individual's self on another by power; stay by extortion.

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