Definition of Coigne

1. Noun. Expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase.

Exact synonyms: Coign, Quoin
Generic synonyms: Wedge



2. Noun. The keystone of an arch.
Exact synonyms: Coign, Quoin
Generic synonyms: Headstone, Key, Keystone

Definition of Coigne

1. n. A quoin.

2. n. The practice of quartering one's self as landlord on a tenant; a quartering of one's self on anybody.

Definition of Coigne

1. Noun. quoin ((term keystone)) ¹

2. Noun. coign ((term wedge)) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coigne

1. to quoin [v COIGNED, COIGNING, COIGNES] - See also: quoin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coigne

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coiffes
coiffeur
coiffeurs
coiffeuse
coiffeuses
coiffing
coiffure
coiffured
coiffures
coiffuring
coifing
coifs
coign
coign of vantage
coigne (current term)
coigned
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coigning
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coil
coil gland
coil gun
coil spring
coil up
coil winder
coilabilities
coilability
coiled

Literary usage of Coigne

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1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"To Brother John Baptist de coigne:— Brother John Baptist de coigne,—I am very much pleased with the visit you have made us, and particularly that it has ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"To Brother John Baptist de coigne:— Brother John Baptist de coigne,—I am very much pleased with the visit you have made us, and particularly that it has ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"JME distinction under Henry V in his French cam- It is now generally admitted that Gis- coigne was the original inventor of the wire micrometer, ..."

4. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"PAPER, demy Pardoner and tlie Frere, Jocasta by Gi 8vo., afterwards with the titles of Hurst coigne. and Robinson. Old English Drama, a reprint of sea —The ..."

5. Who Wrote It?: An Index to the Authorship of the More Noted Works in Ancient by William Adolphus Wheeler (1881)
"George (Jas- coigne (Ш6 r-1577). Fudge Family in Paris. Humorous and satirical poems. ... coigne ..."

6. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1909)
"... Saint Peter TOO Herridge, The coigne of Vantage 694 Hoyt, The Preacher 698 Jackson, The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge. Vol. ..."

7. A Middle-English Dictionary by Francis Henry Stratmann (1891)
"coigne LANGL. Cii. 46; coni, cuni PR. p. ... coin : coigne be coin,sb., O.Fr. coin,coing; л««,Сн.р. ..."

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