Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A private mark put upon coins by the mint authorities for purposes of identification.

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Examples

  • In all his wonderful array of terminology there were no words fitted to this undreamed need; he had to discover them somehow, by main strength make them up for himself; and they came out stammering, hard-wrung, bearing new upon their rough faces the mint-mark of his own heart.

    Queed

  • Each knows himself, and could recognize the mint-mark of his own individuality; so when Christ has become resident within us, and has taken the place of our self-life, we know Him as we know ourselves.

    Love to the Uttermost Expositions of John XIII.-XXI.

  • There, behind her, is the mint-mark and that word of ancient power and glory, "Roma."

    The Lion's Brood

  • Page 110 the enemy were always regarded as being stamped with the mint-mark of truth and verity, while the declarations of our allies accounted so apparently false and spurious as to be unworthy of consideration, even when attested by sworn witnesses and written in blood upon a page of history tear blotted and stained with savage deeds.

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • The most monumental example of literature, at once light and good, which has first reached the public in book form is in the different publications of Mark Twain; but Mr. Clemens has of late turned to the magazines too, and now takes their mint-mark before he passes into general circulation.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • It is her first kiss, the imprint, the mint-mark on this virgin gold.

    Shadows of Shasta

  • The words of the enemy were always regarded as being stamped with the mint-mark of truth and verity, while the declarations of our allies accounted so apparently false and spurious as to be unworthy of consideration, even when attested by svvorn witnesses and written in blood upon a page of history tear blotted and stained with savage deeds.

    Bricks Without Straw

  • Hell hath stamped its awful mint-mark deep on every thing that is!

    The Poems of Henry Kendall With Biographical Note by Bertram Stevens

  • Could he have drawn out that virgin gold, and stamped it with the mint-mark that alone gives currency, the world might have had the profit, and he the fame.

    Mosses from an Old Manse

  • “Yea, they are the current gold coin of the New Jerusalem, with the King's own mint-mark on them!”

    The Scarlet Letter

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