Coin vs Medjidie - What's the difference?
As a proper noun coin
is a city in iowa.
As a noun medjidie is
a coin from the ottoman empire, worth twenty piasters.
(money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
* 1883: (Robert Louis Stevenson), (Treasure Island)
A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).
(figurative) That which serves for payment or recompense.
- ...the coins were of all countries and sizes - doubloons, and louis d'ors, and guineas, and pieces of eight...
One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge.
- The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin .
To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture.
To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate.
- to coin''' silver dollars; to '''coin a medal
- Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined .
To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
* John Locke
- Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined , / To soothe his sister and delude her mind.
- Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.
A coin from the Ottoman Empire, worth twenty piasters.