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puncheon

(pŭn`chən), plank or board made by hewing instead of sawing. American pioneers who could not procure the products of sawmills made much use of puncheons in their log buildings. The puncheons used for floors were split logs hewn smooth on the split side only.

puncheon

1. A short, upright piece of timber in framing; a short post; an intermediate stud.
2. A split log or heavy slab with the face smoothed.
3. A short post used as a spacing support in temporary timbering around an excavation.
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The charges follow an incident at a nightclub where Puncheon, 31, is said to have swung his belt at a group, hitting a doorman on the head with the buckle.
He expressed anger that Puncheon was not given a red card for the conduct.
Puncheon subsequently apologised and was fined by the FA.
Neil Warnock, congratulating Craig Noone after Cardiff's win against Bristol City, Jason Puncheon (inset below) was fined PS15,000 by the FA and had apologised for making claims against him in 2014
And Puncheon is desperate to emulate his Eagles goalscoring hero Ian Wright in the semi-final showdown with Watford.
CRYSTAL PAL 1 NORWICH 0 IF you cut Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon open his veins will run red and blue stripes.
PALACE boss Alan Pardew lauded Jason Puncheon after the midfielder's first goal of the season all but mathematically sealed Premier League survival.
ALAN PARDEW believes Jason Puncheon committing his longterm future to Crystal Palace will convince other top stars to stay on at Selhurst Park.
And there will have been a renewed sense of optimism on Merseyside when Jason Puncheon cancelled out Juan Mata's dubious opener.
Murray fired Palace ahead in the first half, despite both he and Scott Dann appearing to be offside, and Jason Puncheon crashed in a superb second to deal what looks to be a fatal blow to City's already slim hopes of retaining their crown.
Back-ups Jason Puncheon and James McArthur mean Palace look well-balanced - unlike their hosts, who are short of defenders.
Palace boss Neil Warnock is seeing his side benefit on the pitch from the "dream" performances of Jason Puncheon after holding clear-the-air talks with the winger.