Cuinage
Cuinage Cuin"age (kw?n`?j), n. [Corrupted fr. coinage.] The stamping of pigs of tin, by the proper officer, with the arms of the duchy of Cornwall. [1913 Webster]

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  • cuinage — cuinage, cuynage obs. forms of coinage. As applied to tin, in English Law Books, it means the official stamping of the blocks; = coinage 4. [An erroneous explanation by Cowell (1607) was corrected in Blount s Law Dictionary 1670, but, having been …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuynage — cuinage, cuynage obs. forms of coinage. As applied to tin, in English Law Books, it means the official stamping of the blocks; = coinage 4. [An erroneous explanation by Cowell (1607) was corrected in Blount s Law Dictionary 1670, but, having been …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coinage — Coin age, n. [From {Coin}, v. t., cf. {Cuinage}.] 1. The act or process of converting metal into money. [1913 Webster] The care of the coinage was committed to the inferior magistrates. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. Coins; the aggregate coin of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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