gemot

noun
ge·​mot | \ gə-ˈmōt How to pronounce gemot (audio) , yə- \
variants: or gemote

Definition of gemot

: a judicial or legislative assembly in Anglo-Saxon England

First Known Use of gemot

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gemot

Old English gemōt, from ge-, perfective prefix + mōt assembly — more at co-, moot entry 3

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“Gemot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gemot. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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