crocard

noun croc·ard \ˈkräkərd, krōˈkärd\
variants: less commonly

crockard

\ˈkräkərd, krōˈkärd\

Definition of crocard

plural

-s

  1. :  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 1

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Origin and Etymology of crocard

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


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