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Idioms for coin

Origin of coin

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

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British Dictionary definitions for coin money

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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Idioms and Phrases with coin money (1 of 2)

coin money

Also, mint money. Make a great deal of money easily or very quickly. For example, With a monopoly on the market he could coin money, or These highly motivated realtors just about enable the agency to mint money. This hyperbolic expression dates from the mid-1800s.

Idioms and Phrases with coin money (2 of 2)

coin

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