Chequin
Chequin Che*quin" (ch[-e]*k[=e]n"), n. A coin. See {Sequin}. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • chequin — Sequin Se quin, n. [F. sequin, It. zecchino, from zecca the mint, fr. Ar. sekkah, sikkah, a die, a stamp. Cf. {Zechin}.] An old gold coin of Italy and Turkey. It was first struck at Venice about the end of the 13th century, and afterward in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chequin — noun see chequeen * * * chequin another form of chequeen, a coin …   Useful english dictionary

  • chequin — che·quin …   English syllables

  • sequin — [ səkɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1595; chequin 1540; essequin fin XIVe; vénitien zecchino, ar. sikki « pièce de monnaie » 1 ♦ Ancienne monnaie d or de Venise, qui avait cours en Italie et dans le Levant. 2 ♦ Petit disque de métal perforé cousu sur un tissu pour …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sequin — Se quin, n. [F. sequin, It. zecchino, from zecca the mint, fr. Ar. sekkah, sikkah, a die, a stamp. Cf. {Zechin}.] An old gold coin of Italy and Turkey. It was first struck at Venice about the end of the 13th century, and afterward in the other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zequin — Sequin Se quin, n. [F. sequin, It. zecchino, from zecca the mint, fr. Ar. sekkah, sikkah, a die, a stamp. Cf. {Zechin}.] An old gold coin of Italy and Turkey. It was first struck at Venice about the end of the 13th century, and afterward in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chikino — var. of chequin …   Useful english dictionary

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