genin

[jen-in]

Origin of genin

First recorded in 1910–15; extracted from the names of aglycons, such as sapogenin, saligenin, etc.
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Historical Examples of genin

  • It was done then and there, and the Genin hat sold for fourteen dollars!

  • It was finally knocked down to “Genin, the hatter,” for $225.

  • Now I don't say that everybody should advertise as Mr. Genin did.

  • And Mr. Genin, a Broadway hatter, signalised himself by making the highest bid for a ticket,—two hundred and twenty-five dollars.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas

  • Probably two millions of readers read the announcement, and asked, “Who is Genin, the hatter?”