gemot

or ge·mote

[ guh-moht ]
/ gəˈmoʊt /
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noun

(in Anglo-Saxon England) a legislative or judicial assembly.

Nearby words

  1. gemmulation,
  2. gemmule,
  3. gemmuliferous,
  4. gemmy,
  5. gemology,
  6. gempylid,
  7. gems,
  8. gemsbok,
  9. gemsbuck,
  10. gemstone

Origin of gemot

Old English gemōt, equivalent to ge- collective prefix + mōt meeting; see moot1

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British Dictionary definitions for gemot

gemot

gemote

/ (ɡɪˈməʊt) /

noun

(in Anglo-Saxon England) a legal or administrative assembly of a community, such as a shire or hundred

Word Origin for gemot

Old English gemōt moot

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