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quoining Syllabification: quoin·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈk(w)oiniNG/

Definition of quoining in English:


The stone or brick used to form a quoin of a wall or building.
Example sentences
  • The corners of the tower have long and short quoining down their lengths and stripwork in between.

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