Origin of sequin
Examples from the Web for sequin
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The lure of the sequin propelled her into show-business and a starring role in the legendary Pearl Box Review.
And without further ceremony the young hostess went tripping down the hall, leaving Mrs. Sequin to ascend the stairs alone.
Mrs. Sequin's existence, if restless in town, was trebly so in the country.
"Close the door, Myrtella," Mrs. Sequin said as they entered.
Mrs. Sequin, who had a masculine susceptibility to a pretty face, could not repress a smile.
He went one morning to the Emperor's audience, when the potter demanded a sequin for a pot which he presented to him.
British Dictionary definitions for sequin
Word Origin for sequin
Word Origin and History for sequin
1610s, name of a former Italian and Turkish gold coin, from French sequin (17c.), from Italian zecchino, name of a Venetian coin, from zecca "a mint," from Arabic sikkah "a minting die." Meaning "ornamental disc or spangle" is first recorded 1882, from resemblance to a gold coin. Related: Sequined (1890).