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noun 
  1. A projecting corner or angle.
  • 1922, Kind air defined the coigns of houses in Kildare street. " James Joyce, Ulysses
  • 1964, They lay quietly as the morning advanced its little way, hid snug in their greenwood . " Anthony Burgess, Nothing Like the Sun
  • 1977, Stephen R. Donaldson, Lord Foul's Bane, ISBN 0-345-34865-6, page 212
  • : The wall was intricately labored"lined and coigned and serried with regular and irregular groups of windows, balconies, buttresses ...
  • 2007, Stephen R. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant, ISBN 978-0-399-15446-1, page 3
  • : In sunshine as vivid as revelation, Linden Avery knelt on the stone of a low-walled like a balcony high in the outward face of Revelstone's watchtower.
  • Etymology: A variant spelling of coin.


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