Definition of Groats

1. Noun. The hulled and crushed grain of various cereals.

Generic synonyms: Cereal, Food Grain, Grain



Definition of Groats

1. n. pl. Dried grain, as oats or wheat, hulled and broken or crushed; in high milling, cracked fragments of wheat larger than grits.

Definition of Groats

1. Noun. (plural of groat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Groats

1. groat [n] - See also: groat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groats

groEL
groan
groane
groaned
groaner
groaners
groanes
groaneth
groanful
groaning
groaningly
groanings
groans
groanworthy
groat
groats (current term)
grobian
grocer
grocer's
grocer's itch
grocerant
grocerants
groceraunt
groceraunts
groceries
grocers
grocery
grocery bag
grocery boy
grocery list

Literary usage of Groats

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1892)
"Of Edward IV. there were 12 groats: 10 of London, mint-marks rose, sun and crown, ... There were ‘27 profile groats and 11 of the corresponding ..."

2. The Coin Collector's Manual: Or, Guide to the Numismatic Student in the by Henry Noel Humphreys (1853)
"EDWARD HI. pennies, half groats, and groats, about 4s. each. ... V. VI. pennies, from 4s. to 20s.; half-groats, from 4s. to 20s.; groats from 4s. to II. ..."

3. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford (1893)
"The sets for producing groats mostly consist of one stone turning on a vertical or horizontal axis, and working not with its flat, but with its cylindrical ..."

4. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"It is prepared from either groats or oatmeal. It may be sweetened, acidulated with a little lemon-juice, or aromatized with ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1882)
"22 Do., do. half groats, ... ... ... 18 Henry V. or VI.,Calais groats,. ... 28 Do., do. half groats, ... ... ... 10 Henry, forgery of a London groat, . ..."

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