Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Eng. mining, the making up of tin into pigs, etc., for carriage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The stamping of pigs of tin, by the proper officer, with the arms of the duchy of Cornwall.

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  • noun obsolete, UK The stamping of pigs of tin, by the proper officer, with the arms of the duchy of Cornwall.

Etymologies

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Corrupted from coinage.

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