scuncheon

[ skuhn-chuhn ]

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British Dictionary definitions for scuncheon

scuncheon

/ (ˈskʌntʃən) /


noun
  1. the inner part of a door jamb or window frame

Origin of scuncheon

1
C15: from Old French escoinson, from coin angle

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