crocard

noun
croc·​ard
variants: or less commonly crockard \ ˈkräkərd , krōˈkärd \
plural -s

Definition of crocard

: a base metal coin of foreign origin that circulated in England at two to the penny from the late 13th century until its circulation was prohibited in 1310 — compare pollard sense 1

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History and Etymology for crocard

Middle English crocarde, from Middle French crocard, perhaps from croc hook (of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse krōkr hook) + -ard

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“Crocard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crocard. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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