Origin: var. of scunch, contr. < LME scuncheon < OFr escoinson < es- (< L ex-) + coin, corner: see coin
Origin: squint + (p)inch
See squinch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration of scuncheon
Origin: , from Middle English sconchon
Origin: , from Old French escoinson
Origin: : es-, out of (from Latin ex-; see ex-)
Origin: + coin, angle, wedge; see coin.
transitive verb squinched, squinch·ing, squinch·es
Origin: Alteration of squint.
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