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coin (plural coins)
- (money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
- A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).
- (figuratively) That which serves for payment or recompense.
- The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin.
- One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
- A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge.
(currency) A piece of currency
A token used in a special establishment like a casino
One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit
- To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture.
- to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal
- To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate.
- Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined.
- Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined, / To soothe his sister and delude her mind.
- To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
- John Locke
- Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.
- John Locke
to create coins
to make up or invent, and establish
coin m (plural coins)
- wedge, cornerpiece
- L'église fait le coin. The church is just on the corner.
- area, part, place, spot
- « Je suis le seul robot dans ce coin. » "I am the only robot around here."