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Groats (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Groats

To save his groats; to come off handsomely: at the universities, nine groats are deposited in the hands of an academic officer, by every person standing for a degree; which if the depositor obtains with honour, the groats are returned to him.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

To Grind * Grog

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