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squinch



Pronunciation: (skwinch), [key]
n. Archit.
a small arch, corbeling, or the like, built across the interior angle between two walls, as in a square tower for supporting the side of a superimposed octagonal spire.

squinch



Pronunciation: (skwinch), [key]
v.t.
1. to contort (the features) or squint.
2. to squeeze together or contract.

v.i.
to squeeze together or crouch down, as to fit into a smaller space.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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