miscoinage

coinage

[koi-nij]
noun
1.
the act, process, or right of making coins.
2.
the categories, types, or quantity of coins issued by a nation.
3.
coins collectively; currency.
4.
the act or process of inventing words; neologizing.
5.
an invented or newly created word or phrase: “Ecdysiast” is a coinage of H. L. Mencken.
6.
anything made, invented, or fabricated.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French coignaige. See coin, -age

miscoinage, noun
noncoinage, noun
recoinage, noun
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coinage (ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  coins collectively
2.  the act of striking coins
3.  the currency of a country
4.  the act of inventing something, esp a word or phrase
5.  a newly invented word, phrase, usage, etc

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coinage
late 14c., "action of coining money," from O.Fr. coignaige, from coignier "to coin" (see coin). Meaning "coins collectively" is from 1467; sense "deliberate formation of a new word" is from 1693.
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