Moote
Mot Mot (m[=o]t), v. [Sing. pres. ind. {Mot}, {Mote}, {Moot} (m[=o]t), pl. {Mot}, {Mote}, {Moote}, pres. subj. {Mote}; imp. {Moste}.] [See {Must}, v.] [Obs.] May; must; might. [1913 Webster]

He moot as well say one word as another --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The wordes mote be cousin to the deed. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Men moot [i.e., one only] give silver to the poore freres. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{So mote it be}, so be it; amen; -- a phrase in some rituals, as that of the Freemasons. [1913 Webster]


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