moot court


noun

a mock court for the conduct of hypothetical legal cases, as for students of law.

Nearby words

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  2. moosehead lake,
  3. moosemilk,
  4. moosewood,
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  6. moot hall,
  7. moot point,
  8. mop,
  9. mop up,
  10. mop up the floor with

Origin of moot court

First recorded in 1780–90

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British Dictionary definitions for moot court

moot court

noun

a mock court trying hypothetical legal cases
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