noun Early English History.
Examples from the Web for witenagemot
The composition of the king's great council called the Witenagemot is doubtful.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.|Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
The missionaries (like the Bishops in a Witenagemot) and the chief British officials are usually present.Impressions of South Africa|James Bryce
The witenagemot of Wessex was held at Dorchester three times in the 9th century, and in 958 thelstan held a council here.
We cannot be sure about the constitution of the Witenagemot.The Rise of the Democracy|Joseph Clayton
It had always existed in one form or another, extending back continuously to the "witenagemot" of the Anglo-Saxons.An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England|Edward Potts Cheyney