1. (n.) Something intended or supposed to represent or indicate another thing or an event; a sign; a symbol; as, the rainbow is a token of God's covenant established with Noah.

2. (n.) A memorial of friendship; something by which the friendship of another person is to be kept in mind; a memento; a souvenir.

3. (n.) Something given or shown as a symbol or guarantee of authority or right; a sign of authenticity, of power, good faith, etc.

4. (n.) A piece of metal intended for currency, and issued by a private party, usually bearing the name of the issuer, and redeemable in lawful money. Also, a coin issued by government, esp. when its use as lawful money is limited and its intrinsic value is much below its nominal value.

5. (n.) A livid spot upon the body, indicating, or supposed to indicate, the approach of death.

6. (n.) Ten and a half quires, or, commonly, 250 sheets, of paper printed on both sides; also, in some cases, the same number of sheets printed on one side, or half the number printed on both sides.

7. (n.) A piece of metal given beforehand to each person in the congregation who is permitted to partake of the Lord's Supper.

8. (n.) A bit of leather having a peculiar mark designating a particular miner. Each hewer sends one of these with each corn or tub he has hewn.

9. (n.) To betoken.

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