plural -s
: an assembly of the citizens of a ward
specifically : a meeting usually sitting as a court that is held in each ward of the City of London and has supervision of matters relating to the watch, police, and weights and measures

Word History


Middle English, from ward entry 1 + mot, mote moot

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“Wardmote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wardmote. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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