coin

coin
coinable, adj.coiner, n.
/koyn/, n.
1. a piece of metal stamped and issued by the authority of a government for use as money.
2. a number of such pieces.
3. Informal. money; cash: He's got plenty of coin in the bank.
4. Archit. quoin (defs. 1, 2).
5. Archaic. a corner cupboard of the 18th century.
6. pay someone back in his or her own coin, to reciprocate or behave toward in a like way, esp. inamicably; retaliate: If they persist in teasing you, pay them back in their own coin.
7. the other side of the coin, the other side, aspect, or point of view; alternative consideration.
adj.
8. operated by, or containing machines operated by, inserting a coin or coins into a slot: a coin laundry.
v.t.
9. to make (coinage) by stamping metal: The mint is coining pennies.
10. to convert (metal) into coinage: The mint used to coin gold into dollars.
11. to make; invent; fabricate: to coin an expression.
12. Metalworking. to shape the surface of (metal) by squeezing between two dies. Cf. emboss (def. 3).
v.i.
13. Brit. Informal. to counterfeit, esp. to make counterfeit money.
14. coin money, Informal. to make or gain money rapidly: Those who own stock in that restaurant chain are coining money.
[1300-50; ME coyn(e), coygne < AF; MF coin, cuigne wedge, corner, die < L cuneus wedge]

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Spain
      city, Málaga provincia (province), in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of Andalusia, southern Spain. It is situated near the beach resort region of Costa del Sol. The site was first settled by the Turdetanos, an Iberian tribe, and was later occupied by the Romans, who established the town of Lacibis. In 713 the Arabs took the town, calling it Cohine (Pleasant Paradise), the basis of its present name; it also has been known as Dakuan or Castro-Dakwan. Coín was a Moorish stronghold until Ferdinand V of Castile (also Ferdinand II of Aragon) recaptured it from the Moors in 1485.

      An agricultural trade centre, Coín deals in citrus fruits, grapes, wheat, olive oil, vermicelli, and sausages. Limestone and marble are quarried in the vicinity, and the city has building and furniture-making industries. Pop. (2007 est.) mun., 20,870.

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