3. [syn: coiner, minter, moneyer]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Coiner \Coin"er\, n.
1. One who makes or stamps coin; a maker of money; --
usually, a maker of counterfeit money.
Precautions such as are employed by coiners and
receivers of stolen goods. --Macaulay.
2. An inventor or maker, as of words. --Camden.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a maker of counterfeit coins
2: someone who is a source of new words or new expressions
3: a skilled worker who coins or stamps money [syn: coiner,