Coigne
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Coigne — (koin), n. [See {Coin}, n.] A quoin. [1913 Webster] See you yound coigne of the Capitol? yon corner stone? Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coigne — noun 1. expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase • Syn: ↑quoin, ↑coign • Hypernyms: ↑wedge 2. the keystone of an arch • Syn: ↑quoin, ↑coign …   Useful english dictionary

  • coigne — /koyn/, n., v.t., coigned, coigning. quoin. * * * …   Universalium

  • coigne — noun a) quoin () b) coign () …   Wiktionary

  • coigne — (entrée créée par le supplément) (koi gn ) s. f. Dans l Aunis, cépage rouge à feuilles découpées, à grains gros et séparés, Gloss. aunisien, 1870, p. 90 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Coigny — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Les Côtes-de-Sassenage — Sassenage Sassenage La commune vue de la Route de Villard de Lans. Administration Pays France Région Rhône Alpe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sassenage — 45° 12′ 21″ N 5° 39′ 56″ E / 45.205833, 5.665556 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coign — (koin), n. A var. spelling of {Coin}, {Quoin}, a corner, wedge; chiefly used in the phrase coign of vantage, a position advantageous for action or observation. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] From some shielded nook or coign of vantage. The Century.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coin — (koin), n. [F. coin, formerly also coing, wedge, stamp, corner, fr. L. cuneus wedge; prob. akin to E. cone, hone. See {Hone}, n., and cf. {Coigne}, {Quoin}, {Cuneiform}.] 1. A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See {Coigne}, and {Quoin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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