Definition of Sconcing

1. Verb. (present participle of sconce) ¹



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Definition of Sconcing

1. sconce [v] - See also: sconce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sconcing

scombroid
scombroid fish
scombroid poisoning
scombroids
scomfish
scomfished
scomfishes
scomfishing
scomfit
sconce
sconced
sconces
sconcheon
sconcheon arch
sconcheons
sconcing (current term)
scone
sconed
scones
sconing
scontion
scontions
scoober
scoobers
scooch
scooched
scooches
scooching
scoog
scooged

Literary usage of Sconcing

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1. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"sconcing, sb. A punishment or chastisement by such modes as boxing the ears, pinching or pulling the ... Give him a good sconcing.' Wb. Gl. Scourging-top, ..."

2. The English Historical Review by JSTOR (Organization), Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press), Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1909)
"The practice of sconcing was universal in the guilds ; if a magistrate was absent from council he was ..."

3. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1903)
"... who did not shrink from sconcing the powerful landed phalanx like other people; and who at the same time boldly used and manfully defended the most ..."

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