verb (used with object)
Origin of quoin
Examples from the Web for quoin
My observations at Quoin Hill seem to bear out the specimen record.
The level mark on the quoin is to correspond with the end of the bed.Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy.|Bureau of Ordnance, USN
I observed this flowerpecker once at Quoin Hill, in much-disturbed primary forest, but was unable to secure a specimen.
This species was met with only at Quoin Hill, where it was common around the abaca and wild bananas.
If one quoin was not enough to secure proper depression, a block or a second quoin was placed below the first.Artillery Through the Ages|Albert Manucy
British Dictionary definitions for quoin
coign or coigne
Word Origin for quoin
Word Origin and History for quoin
1530s, "a cornerstone," variant spelling of coin (n.); in early use also in other senses of that word, including "a wedge."