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  • n. A person who makes coins
  • n. A person who invents words

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes or stamps coin; a maker of money; -- usually, a maker of counterfeit money.
  • n. An inventor or maker, as of words.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who stamps coins; a minter; a maker of money.
  • n. Specifically A maker of base or counterfeit coins; a counterfeiter.
  • n. An inventor or maker, as of words.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a maker of counterfeit coins
  • n. someone who is a source of new words or new expressions
  • n. a skilled worker who coins or stamps money

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  • "Specifically A maker of base or counterfeit coins; a counterfeiter."
    --Cent. Dict.

    August 20, 2012