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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coined 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.   --Dryden.
 3. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
    Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.   --Locke.