noonshun
Nunchion Nun"chion, n. [OE. nonechenche, for noneschenche, prop., a noon drink; none noon + schenchen, schenken, skinken, to pour, AS. scencan. See {Noon}, and {Skink}, v. i.] A portion of food taken at or after noon, usually between full meals; a luncheon. [Written also {noonshun}.] --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

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  • Noonshun — Noon shun, n. [Obs.] See {Nunchion}. Nares. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noonshun — obs. form of nuncheon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nunchion — Nun chion, n. [OE. nonechenche, for noneschenche, prop., a noon drink; none noon + schenchen, schenken, skinken, to pour, AS. scencan. See {Noon}, and {Skink}, v. i.] A portion of food taken at or after noon, usually between full meals; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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