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So what's a Grote?

Post 1

Mr. X ---> "Be excellent to each other. And party on, dudes!"

In Blackadder III, when the actors come over to teach the Prince how to give a speech, Blackadder gets fed up and leaves, saying to Baldrick: "I wouldn't bet you one Grote that you could survive 5 minutes without me."

May I assume that Grote is an old slang word for penny?

smiley - pirate

So what's a Grote?

Post 2

Wand'rin star

Spell it 'groat' and it was a silver coin in the middle ages worth four old pence. smiley - starsmiley - star

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