sconcheon

[ skon-chuh n ]
/ ˈskɒn tʃən /

noun Architecture.

the reveal of a window or doorway from the frame to the inner face of the wall.

Nearby words

  1. scolopendrium,
  2. scombrid,
  3. scombroid,
  4. scombroid poisoning,
  5. sconce,
  6. sconcheon arch,
  7. scone,
  8. scooby doo,
  9. scooch,
  10. scoop


Origin of sconcheon

1325–75; Middle English sconchon, sconcheon < Old French escoinson corner, cut angle, derivative of coin, cuigne angle; see coin

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