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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A piece of metal used as money.

Usage examples (25)
  • Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.
  • coin phrases or words
  • This coin is actually rarer than its gold counterpart.
  • The other side of the coin is the aggrandizing of size. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "coign" is a corner or advantageous position for viewing, a "coin" is money, while a "quoin" is a wedge or the outside angle of a building.
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