In these every colour and every shade of colour seem to have been tried in groat variety of combination with effects more or less pleasing, but transparent violet or purple appears to have been the most common ground colour.
Descendants of the Groot family, now Groat, still live in the neighbourhood.
JOHN 0' GROAT'S HOUSE, a spot on the north coast of Caithness, Scotland, 14 m.
Being but a few miles south of Dunnet Head, John o' Groat's is a colloquial term for the most northerly point of Scotland.
The cowry-shell, Cypraca europaea, is locally known as "John o' Groat's bucky."
On the arrival of the parliamentary forces soon afterwards in Oxford he secreted the Christ Church valuables, and the soldiers found nothing in the treasury "except a single groat and a halter in the bottom of a large iron chest."
Considering the amount of time he seems to spend jetting around the world saving souls, he must have the odd groat to spare.
From 1279 there was a new coinage which included the first groat or fourpence.
A silver groat of James V Open The bawbee had been introduced by Mary's father, James V, in 1538.
I wouldn't bet you a single groat that you can survive five minutes here without me.
The half groat was minted in Canterbury, the other coins London.
Broun Ogre: This mornin, Ah peyed the Wutch-that-Mends-Rainbows a haill groat for hir magic Needle an nou Ah hae tint it.
He was not rich, but would spend his last groat to be better dressed than others, and would rather deprive himself of many pleasures than allow himself to be seen in a shabby equipage or appear in the streets of Petersburg in an old uniform.
South-west of Ltrngho( dal r Stockholm and Environs Scale, r:107,000 Stortorg (Groat Market) 2.
This process keeps the natural nutrients and components of the oat groat pure.
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