- a money of account of Japan, the thousandth part of a yen or the tenth part of a sen.
Origin of rin
1870–75; < Japanese ri(n) < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese lí; cf. likin
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Examples from the Web for rin
Across the ocean, in 1942, in her diary Anne Frank pined for a dog just like Rin Tin Tin while trapped in an attic.
Rin Tin Tin was even the rightful winner of the first Academy Award for Best Actor.
Indeed, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, begins darkly.
Shame fa' the dog that, when he hunted you, didna gar you rin faster.The Proverbs of Scotland
If you would really like to see Rin Gin, I will take you there.'Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book
Ca' (drive) a cow to the ha' (hall), and she'll rin to the byre.
Drinking-water costs him two rin, while two rin per day pays for the priest.Japan
Rin fast, and Yon will maybe no' catch ye—till it is your hour!The Men of the Moss-Hags
S. R. Crockett