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[mass noun] Alternating tall and horizontal stone quoins forming a corner of a building, characteristic of Anglo-Saxon architecture.
- ‘The most striking features of the exterior are the long and short work of the west quoins, the pilaster strip on the north wall, and the remains of the pilaster strip on the south wall.’
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