encoignure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French encoignure.

Noun[edit]

encoignure (plural encoignures)

  1. A small armoire, commode, cabinet or cupboard made to fit a corner.
    The delightful Louis Quinze or Louis Seize encoignure in lacquer or in mahogany elaborately mounted in gilded bronze is not the least alluring piece of the great period of French furniture.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From encoigner.

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Noun[edit]

encoignure f (plural encoignures)

  1. corner
  2. threshold
  3. encoignure

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