coyn

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

coyn (plural coyns)

  1. Obsolete spelling of coin
    • 1676, Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler[1]:
      Well sung brother, you have paid your debt in good coyn, we Anglers are all beholding to the good man that made this Song.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French coin, from Latin cuneus.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkui̯n(ə)/, /ˈkwin(ə)/

Noun[edit]

coyn (plural coyns)

  1. A wedge (asymmetrical object tapering to point on one side and flat on the other)
  2. The impression or imagery on a coin; an imprint.
  3. A coin (stamped piece of metal)
  4. Any kind of currency; things bearing monetary value.
  5. (rare) A stone placed in the corner of an arch; a quoin.
  6. (rare) Any corner, angle, or nook.
  7. (rare) A property shaped like a wedge.

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Descendants[edit]
  • English: coin, quoin, coign
  • Scots: cuinyie, cunzie
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French cooing, from Latin cotōneum.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkui̯n(ə)/, /ˈkwin(ə)/

Noun[edit]

coyn (plural coyns)

  1. quince
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