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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NUN'CHION, n. A portion of food taken between meals. [qu. from noon, or a corruption of luncheon.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nunchion Nun"chion, n. [OE. nonechenche, for noneschenche, prop., a noon drink; none noon + schenchen, schenken, skinken, to pour, AS. scencan. See Noon, and Skink, v. i.] A portion of food taken at or after noon, usually between full meals; a luncheon. [Written also noonshun.] --Hudibras.



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