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sconcheon

[ skon-chuhn ]
/ ˈskɒn tʃən /
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noun Architecture.

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

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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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