Coined
Coin Coin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coined} (koind); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coining}.] 1. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal. [1913 Webster]

2. To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word. [1913 Webster]

Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined, To soothe his sister and delude her mind. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make. [1913 Webster]

Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coined — un·coined; …   English syllables

  • coined — kɔɪn n. piece of stamped metal currency (as opposed to paper bills) v. make coins out of metal, mint; invent a new word or phrase …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coined — …   Useful english dictionary

  • coined words — index jargon (technical language) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • coined the phrase — invented the saying, created the phrase …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coined by William Burns III — difficult path, rough going    In life, he traveled the rocky road. He always chose the difficult way …   English idioms

  • un|coined — «uhn KOYND», adjective. not coined; not minted …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-coined — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • well-coined — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • counter-coined — …   Useful english dictionary

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