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Idioms about coin

Origin of coin

1300–50; Middle English coyn(e), coygne<Anglo-French; Middle French coin, cuigne wedge, corner, die <Latin cuneus wedge

OTHER WORDS FROM coin

Other definitions for coin (2 of 2)

COIN
[ koin ]
/ kɔɪn /

noun, adjective

Origin of COIN

co(unter)in(surgency)
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How to use coin in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for coin

coin
/ (kɔɪn) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of coin

coinable, adjectivecoiner, noun

Word Origin for coin

C14: from Old French: stamping die, from Latin cuneus wedge
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Other Idioms and Phrases with coin

coin

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