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groat


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Groat  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  groat 
  n  :  a  former  English  silver  coin  worth  four  pennies  [syn:  {fourpence}] 




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