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groat

 (grōt)
n.
An English silver coin worth four pence, used from the 14th to the 17th century.

[Middle English grot, from Middle Dutch groot, a thick, large coin, translation of Medieval Latin (dēnārius) grossus, thick (denarius).]

groat

(ɡrəʊt)
n
(Historical Terms) an English silver coin worth four pennies, taken out of circulation in the 17th century
[C14: from Middle Dutch groot, from Middle Low German gros, from Medieval Latin (denarius) grossus thick (coin); see groschen]

groat

(groʊt)

n.
a former English silver coin equal to four pennies.
[1325–75; < Middle Dutch groot large, name of a large coin; see great]
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Noun1.groat - a former English silver coin worth four penniesgroat - a former English silver coin worth four pennies
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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