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  • adj. Not minted.


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  • Bullion refers to unminted precious metals of standards suitable for coining.

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  • Never mind those unfilled library shelves: At least 200 additions to the language, ranging from "old dear" to "devil-may-care," would have gone unminted, making posterity's loss as much lexicographical as literary.

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  • He took the unminted gold into his own hands, fingering it and studying it.

    The Desert Valley

  • Hundreds of millions, in unminted gold and silver, lie under their careless feet, yet their "pieces of eight" date back to Robinson Crusoe!

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  • Of bank-notes there are few, or none -- the currency of California being through the medium of metal; at this date, 1849, most of it unminted, and in its crude state, as it came out of the mine, or the river's mud.

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  • : telling them take their time, yungfries, and wait till the tide stops (for from the first his day was a fortnight) and offering the prize of a bittersweet crab, a little present from the past, for their copper age was yet unminted, to the winner.

    Finnegans Wake


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