jetton

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jetton

(ˈdʒɛtən)
n
(Games, other than specified) a counter or token, esp a chip used in such gambling games as roulette
[C18: from French jeton, from jeter to cast up (accounts); see jet1]

jetton

- A counter or token used as a gambling chip or to operate slot machines.
See also related terms for token.
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Salisbury Museum Medieval catalogue (Part 3): bone objects, enamels, glass vessels, pottery, jettons, cloth seals, bullae and other base metal objects.
Bon, jettons un coup d'oeil sur le marche de la television bresilienne, actuellement desservi par quatre grands reseaux commerciaux, deux services terrestres payants et deux operateurs DTH.
54) The use of credit and token coins -- jettons -- undoubtedly helped to relieve the widespread shortage of silver coins, but such means were not always available.