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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mince (French).
 
A bank-note. The assignats of the first republic were so called, because the paper on which they were printed was exceedingly thin. (Dictionnaire du Bas-Langage, ii. 139.)   1
 


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