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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coigne  \Coigne\  (koin),  n.  [See  {Coin},  n.] 
  A  quoin. 
 
  See  you  yound  coigne  of  the  Capitol?  yon  corner  stone? 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coigne  \Coigne\,  Coigny  \Coign"y\,  n. 
  The  practice  of  quartering  one's  self  as  landlord  on  a 
  tenant;  a  quartering  of  one's  self  on  anybody.  [Ireland] 
  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coigne 
  n  1:  expandable  metal  or  wooden  wedge  used  by  printers  to  lock  up 
  a  form  within  a  chase  [syn:  {quoin},  {coign}] 
  2:  the  keystone  of  an  arch  [syn:  {quoin},  {coign}] 




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