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encoignure

[en-kon-yer, -koin-, ahn-; French ahn-kaw-nyyr] /ɛnˈkɒn yər, -ˈkɔɪn-, ɑn-; French ɑ̃ kɔˈnyür/
noun, plural encoignures
[en-kon-yerz, -koin-, ahn-; French ahn-kaw-nyyr] /ɛnˈkɒn yərz, -ˈkɔɪn-, ɑn-; French ɑ̃ kɔˈnyür/ (Show IPA).
French Furniture.
1.
a low corner cabinet.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < French; see en-1, coign, -ure
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