/ (ˈwɔːdməʊt) /
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British an assembly of the citizens or liverymen of a ward
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Word Origin for wardmote
C14: see ward, moot
Words nearby wardmote
wardenry, War Department, warder, ward heeler, Wardian case, wardmote, ward off, Wardour Street, wardress, wardrobe, wardrobe malfunction
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How to use wardmote in a sentence
It was divided into wards, answering to hundreds in the county; each having its own wardmote, or leet, under its elected alderman.
About the middle of last December, I received a citation to attend a wardmote, to be held in the schoolroom of my parish.
Secondly, they are presidents of the wardmote and governors each of that ward whereby he was elected.The Commonwealth of Oceana|James Harrington
When the play differs from Holinshed it differs also from the Wardmote Book.Arden of Feversham|Anonymous
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|Reginald R. Sharpe