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coine (plural coines)
- Obsolete spelling of
1590, Edmund Spenser, Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I, 1921 ed. edition:
- XXVII And greedy Avarice by him did ride, 235 Upon a Camell[*] loaden all with gold; Two iron coffers hong on either side, With precious mettall full as they might hold; And in his lap an heape of coine he told; For of his wicked pelfe his God he made, 240 And unto hell him selfe for money sold; Accursed usurie was all his trade, And right and wrong ylike in equall ballaunce waide.