noun Early English History.
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Origin of witan
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How to use witan in a sentence
The only other central authority in the state was the king's council or court (eod, witan, plebs, concilium).
The gate in the privet hedge of The Witan had had little rest all the afternoon.
But for all that she had not hesitated to use her "pull" in order to get him to The Witan that day.
The members of the Witan remained in attendance near the palace, hoping for some guidance from the dying king.Wulf the Saxon|G. A. Henty
Persons of distinction, like the members of the Witan, wore a sugar-loaf shaped cap.A Handbook of Pictorial History|Henry W. Donald