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meanings of sconce


  1. A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
  2. A fixture for a light.
  3. A squinch.
  4. A fragment of a floe of ice.
  5. A type of small fort or other fortification, especially as built to defend a pass or ford.
  6. A fixed seat or shelf.
  7. The circular tube, with a brim, in a candlestick, into which the candle is inserted.
  8. A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
  9. A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
  10. A head or a skull.


  1. To impose a fine, a forfeit, or a mulct.
  2. To shut within a sconce; to imprison.

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