gemot

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English gemōt, see below

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gemot (plural gemots)

  1. public meeting
  2. judicial assembly
    Each division had a court subordinate to those that were superior, the highest in each shire being the shire-gemot, or folck-mote, ... — Geoff Horton, The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1895
  3. assembly, council, moot
    I have spoken to Veedron, a member of one of Trellisane's many gemots, or ruling councils. — David Dvorkin, The Trellisane Confrontation, 1984

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ge- +‎ mot

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gemōt n (nominative plural gemōt)

  1. meeting, council, moot, encounter
    • Hīg hæfdon mycel gemōt. — They held a great council.
    • Herōdes gewende tō Cesaream, and ðǣr hæfde gemōt wið Tyrum and Sidoniscum. — Herod went to Caesar, and then held a meeting with Tyrus and Sidoniscus

Related terms[edit]

  • mōt n. — moot (gemot), society, assembly, court, council

Derived terms[edit]