motte

noun
\ ˈmät How to pronounce motte (audio) \

Definition of motte

: mound, hill especially : a hill serving as a site for a Norman castle in Britain

First Known Use of motte

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for motte

French, from Old French mote, motte

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The first known use of motte was in 1884

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