Token

A token is an object of value, and may refer to:

  • Token coin, a piece of metal or other composition used as a substitute for currency; includes subway tokens
  • Casino token
  • Other items that are part of exonumia
  • Tokenism, the inclusion of a single person (or very few people) of a group so an organization can publicly claim to be inclusive
  • Knight's token, carried by a medieval knight
  • Wedding token, wedding paraphernalia also known as an arrhae or wedding coin
  • Game piece or counter used in a game
  • Book token, a (branded) voucher or gift card redeemable for books
  • Token (railway signalling), a physical object given to a locomotive driver to authorize him to use a particular stretch of single railway track

Read more about Token:  Popular Culture, Computing, Other

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Famous quotes containing the word token:

    “With the gracious consent of the audience, you will be made to don the red tophat”Ma token phrase that the courts had evolved, whose true meaning was known to every schoolboy.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    A woman with cut hair is a filthy spectacle, and much like a monster ... it being natural and comely to women to nourish their hair, which even God and nature have given them for a covering, a token of subjection, and a natural badge to distinguish them from men.
    William Prynne (1600–1669)

    He made for the door, automatically resuming his glasses and leaving in front of her, on the floor, his right slipper in token of his speedy return. Then, his desire exposed and his eyes wicked behind their strong lenses, he attempted to push her toward the bed.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)