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pun·cheon1 / pənchən/ • n. 1. a short post, esp. one used for supporting the roof in a coal mine. ∎  a rough board or other length of wood, usually with one flattened side, used for flooring or building. 2. another term for punch2 . pun·cheon2 • n. hist. a large cask for liquids or other commodities holding from 72 to 120 gallons.

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puncheon (pŭn´chən), plank or board made by hewing instead of sawing. American pioneers who could not procure the products of sawmills made much use of puncheons in their log buildings. The puncheons used for floors were split logs hewn smooth on the split side only.

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puncheon1 pointed tool or † weapon. XIV. ME. pons(y)on, ponchon — OF. poinson, po(i)nchon (mod. poinçon):- Rom. *punctiōne(m), f. Rom. *punctiāre prick, punch.

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puncheon2 (mostly Sc.) large cask (esp. one of specific capacity). XV. Identical in form with prec., but if it is the same word the sense development is obscure.

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puncheon. Stud, or vertical timber shorter and lighter than a post in a timber frame.

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