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synonyms for quoin

  • angle
  • cornerstone
  • wedge
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How to use quoin in a sentence

Some of my surprise may have noted itself in my face, for he laughed boastfully as he threw the quoin upon the deck.
IN SEARCH OF MADEMOISELLEGEORGE GIBBS
Mark you this,and leaning over, he took from one of the guns a chocking quoin of hickory-wood banded with copper.
IN SEARCH OF MADEMOISELLEGEORGE GIBBS
Porter's quoin is adopted for all carriages requiring quoins.
ORDNANCE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES NAVY.BUREAU OF ORDNANCE, USN
A third slid a quoin along the "bed" of the carriage, under the gun, to support it at the required height.
ON THE SPANISH MAINJOHN MASEFIELD
He fell on his knees, with his face on his hands in the open quoin drawer, feeling as if he had uttered a blasphemy.
DESPAIR'S LAST JOURNEYDAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
If one quoin was not enough to secure proper depression, a block or a second quoin was placed below the first.
ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGESALBERT MANUCY
They were used to move the carriage and to lift the breech of the gun so that the elevating quoin or screw might be adjusted.
ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGESALBERT MANUCY
A sentinel started out from the quoin of a wall to stop us, but when we had told our errand he became as friendly as a brother.
HELMET OF NAVARREBERTHA RUNKLE
The forest at Quoin Hill was typical tropical rain-forest, composed mostly of dipterocarps (Dipterocarpaceae).
BIRDS FROM NORTH BORNEOMAX C. THOMPSON
There appears to be little correlation between rainfall and breeding season at Quoin Hill.
BIRDS FROM NORTH BORNEOMAX C. THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO QUOIN

  • alcove
  • byplace
  • cavity
  • compartment
  • cranny
  • crevice
  • den
  • hideout
  • hole
  • inglenook
  • niche
  • opening
  • quoin
  • recess
  • retreat
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