- an inscribed counter or token.
Origin of jetton
1755–65; < French jeton, equivalent to jet(er) to throw, cast up (accounts), reckon (see jet1) + -on noun suffix
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Examples from the Web for jetton
Jetton has said that the money had “no bearing on that bill.”
Back in December, Jetton was charged with second-degree assault in what police described as an SM session gone terribly wrong.
Jetton, jet′on, n. a piece of stamped metal used as a counter in card-playing, &c.
- a counter or token, esp a chip used in such gambling games as roulette
C18: from French jeton, from jeter to cast up (accounts); see jet 1
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