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meanings of sconce
A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
A fixture for a light.
A fragment of a floe of ice.
A type of small fort or other fortification, especially as built to defend a pass or ford.
A fixed seat or shelf.
The circular tube, with a brim, in a candlestick, into which the candle is inserted.
A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
A head or a skull.
To impose a fine, a forfeit, or a mulct.
To shut within a sconce; to imprison.
sconce frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word sconce occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.