An English silver coin (value four pence) Issued from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century. See Reg. v. Con-nell, 1 Car. A K. 191.
In old English law. A merchant or trader who engrossed all vendible merchandise; an engrosser. St. 37 Edw. III. c. 5. See ENGROSSER.
A liquor saloon, barroom, or dram-shop; a place where intoxicating liquor is sold to be drunk on the premises. See Leesburg v. Putnam, 103 Ga. 110, 29 S. E. 602.
In old records. A deep hollow or pit; a bog or miry place. Cowell.
- GROOM OF THE STOLE
In England. An officer of the royal household, who has charge of the king's wardrobe.
- GROOM PORTER
Formerly an officer belonging to the royal household. Jacob.
Great; culpable. General. Absolute or entire. A thing in gross exists in its own right, and not as an appendage to another thing.
As to gross "Adventure," "Average," "Earnings," "Fault," "Negligence," and "Weight," see those titles.
- GROSSE AVANTURE
Fr. In French marine law. The contract of bottomry. Orel Mar. liv. 3, tit 5.
- GROSSE BOIS
L. Fr. Largely, greatly. Grossement enseint, big with child. Plowd. 76.