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Idioms about coin

Origin of coin

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English coyn(e), coygne, from Anglo-French; Middle French coin, cuigne “wedge, corner, die,” from Latin cuneus “wedge”

OTHER WORDS FROM coin

coin·a·ble, adjectivecoin·er, nounmis·coin, verbre·coin, verb (used with object)

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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