English version

groat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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groatgroat /ɡrəʊt $ ɡroʊt/ noun  [countable]PEC a former British coin that had a low value
Examples from the Corpus
groatBack in the days when a groat and a half, etc.The soup was a mash of wheatmeal flour and groats.They had cooked groats for supper.He and his fellow inmates were fed three times a week with half-cooked groats and had very little water to drink.Nora makes a supper of groats and curly kale.It seemed to me that I smelled groats and mushrooms cooking.Though the groats had been well covered with gravy, I ate without tasting their flavor.But one thing is sure, warm groats are better than cold ones.
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