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squinchn. [Corrupted fr. sconce.].
     A small arch thrown across the corner of a square room to support a superimposed mass, as where an octagonal spire or drum rests upon a square tower; -- called also sconce, and sconcheon.  [1913 Webster]


squinch, n. a straight or arched structure across an interior angle of a square tower to carry a superstructure, e.g. a dome.

var. of obs. scunch, abbr. of SCUNCHEON

For further exploring for "squinch" in Webster Dictionary Online

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