Minting
Mint Mint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Minting}.] [AS. mynetian.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make by stamping, as money; to coin; to make and stamp into money. [1913 Webster]

2. To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion. [1913 Webster]

Titles . . . of such natures as may be easily minted. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

{Minting mill}, a coining press. [1913 Webster]


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