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noun, verb (used with object), coigned, coign·ing.
  1. quoin.
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Historical Examples

  • They sat on the steps of the platform, climbed on every coigne of vantage, stood in dense masses in every aisle and corner.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)


  • Mr. Oglander struck his mare, and she started so that he scarcely pulled her head up under the coigne of his sister's porch.

    Cripps, the Carrier

    R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore

  • The tenet of universal foreordination takes from us this coigne of vantage, and lands us in dynamic Pantheism.

  • But let us sit down upon some pleasant "coigne of vantage" at the head of the bay, and look at the quaint little village there.