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ancon


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ancon  \An"con\  ([a^][ng]"k[o^]m),  n.;  L.  pl  {Ancones}.  [L.,  fr 
  Gr  'agkw`n  the  bent  arm,  elbow;  any  hook  or  bend.]  (Anat.) 
  The  olecranon,  or  the  elbow. 
 
  {Ancon  sheep}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  breed  of  sheep  with  short  crooked 
  legs  and  long  back  It  originated  in  Massachusetts  in 
  1791;  --  called  also  the  {otter  breed}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ancon  \An"con\,  Ancone  \An"cone\,  n.  [See  {Ancon},  above.] 
  (Arch.) 
  a  The  corner  or  quoin  of  a  wall,  cross-beam,  or  rafter. 
  [Obs.]  --Gwilt. 
  b  A  bracket  supporting  a  cornice;  a  console. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crossette  \Cros*sette"\  (kr?s-s?t`),  n.  [F.,  dim.  of  crosse.  See 
  {Crosier}.]  (Arch.) 
  a  A  return  in  one  of  the  corners  of  the  architrave  of  a 
  door  or  window;  --  called  also  {ancon},  {ear},  {elbow}. 
  b  The  shoulder  of  a  joggled  keystone.