a building in some English villages where moots were once held; town hall.
Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
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Origin of moot hall
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for moot hall
Once again Gamelyn strode into the moot-hall in the midst of his enemies, and was recognised by all.Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race|Maud Isabel Ebbutt