- British an assembly of the citizens or liverymen of a ward
C14: see ward, moot
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When the play differs from Holinshed it differs also from the Wardmote Book.Arden of Feversham
It was divided into wards, answering to hundreds in the county; each having its own wardmote, or leet, under its elected alderman.
John Wadlow's name occurs for the last time in the Wardmote return of December, 1660.
The widow Wadlowe's name is returned for the last time by the Wardmote on December 21st, 1629.
Mr. Houston, the attorney who officiated at the wardmote, was not suffered to make his report of the election.London and the Kingdom - Volume III
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