An"con (#), n.; L. pl. Ancones (#). [L., fr. Gr. the bent arm, elbow; any hook or bend.] Anat.

The olecranon, or the elbow.

Ancon sheep Zool., a breed of sheep with short crooked legs and long back. It originated in Massachusetts in 1791; -- called also the otter breed.


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An"con (#), An"cone (#), n. [See Ancon, above.] Arch. (a)

The corner or quoin of a wall, cross-beam, or rafter.

[Obs.] Gwilt. (b)

A bracket supporting a cornice; a console.


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