Coin balance. See Illust. of Balance.To pay one in his own coin, to return to one the same kind of injury or ill treatment as has been received from him. [Colloq.]

(Coin), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coined (koind); p. pr. & vb. n. Coining.]

1. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal.

2. To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word.

Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined,
To soothe his sister and delude her mind.

3. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.

(Coin), v. i. To manufacture counterfeit money.

They cannot touch me for coining.

(Coin"age) n. [From Coin, v. t., cf. Cuinage.]

1. The act or process of converting metal into money.

The care of the coinage was committed to the inferior magistrates.

2. Coins; the aggregate coin of a time or place.

3. The cost or expense of coining money.

4. The act or process of fabricating or inventing; formation; fabrication; that which is fabricated or forged. "Unnecessary coinage . . . of words." Dryden.

This is the very coinage of your brain.

(Co`in*cide") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coincided ; p. pr. & vb. n. Coinciding.] [L. co- + incidere to fall on; in + cadere to fall: cf. F. coïncider. See Chance, n.]

Coilon to Cold-shut

(Coi"lon) n. [F. See Cullion.] A testicle. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Coin) n. [F. coin, formerly also coing, wedge, stamp, corner, fr. L. cuneus wedge; prob. akin to E. cone, hone. See Hone, n., and cf. Coigne, Quoin, Cuneiform.]

1. A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See Coigne, and Quoin.

2. A piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped by government authority, making it legally current as money; — much used in a collective sense.

It is alleged that it [a subsidy] exceeded all the current coin of the realm.

3. That which serves for payment or recompense.

The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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