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Meaning of GROAT

Pronunciation:  growt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a former English silver coin worth four pennies
 

GROAT is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: fourpence
 
 See Also: coin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Groat\, n. [LG. gr[=o]te, orig., great, that is, a great
piece of coin, larger than other coins in former use. See
{Great}.]
1. An old English silver coin, equal to four pence.

2. Any small sum of money.

 
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