COIN


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COIN

Abbreviation for:
circulars on the internet (Medspeak-UK)
clinical oncology information network (Medspeak-UK)
References in classic literature ?
Then he said, with a clearly modulated and rather mincing articulation: `Would it discommode you to contribute elsewhere a coin with a somewhat different superscription?
Then William Cecil Clayton, Lord Greystoke, removed his hand from beneath the coat, and with a coin tight pressed within his palm where none might see it, he looked at Jane Porter.
The boy looked at me, spit on the coins in his hand, said, "That's for luck
The other put forth the coin with tearful insistence.
She took no notice, but held up the gold coin before the eyes of the boy of the swan dive.
And then to the waiter be betrayed the fact that the minutest coin and himself were strangers.
She looked at the coin and tossed it into the kitchen sink.
He sewed the coin in the delicate leather, sewed the leather to the ribbon, tied the ends together.
He became aware of the waiter at his elbow and of a small pile of silver coins on the edge of the table before him.
He began to think it was conscious of him, as his loom was, and he would on no account have exchanged those coins, which had become his familiars, for other coins with unknown faces.
A few small coins, a thimble, and some thread and big needles, a piece of pigtail tobacco bitten away at the end, his gully with the crooked handle, a pocket compass, and a tinder box were all that they contained, and I began to despair.
My mind ran fancifully on the possibilities of its containing manuscript, on the difficulties in translation that might arise, whether we should find coins and models in it, and so forth.