Moot-hill
Moot-hill Moot"-hill`, n. (O. Eng. Law) A hill of meeting or council; an elevated place in the open air where public assemblies or courts were held by the Saxons; -- called, in Scotland, {mute-hill}. --J. R. Green. [1913 Webster]

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  • moot-hill — mootˈ hill noun A hill used for meetings on which the moot was held (often confused with ↑mote hill (see under ↑motte2)) • • • Main Entry: ↑moot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moot hill — A moot hill or mons placiti (statute hill)[1] is a hill or mound historically used as an assembly or meeting place. In early medieval Britain, such hills were used for moots , meetings of local people to settle local business. Among other things …   Wikipedia

  • Moot Hill — Das seltene Beispiel eines Moot Hills, der heute noch jährlich einmal für seinen ursprünglichen Zweck im Gebrauch ist: Tynwald Hill auf der Insel Isle of Man. Ein moot hill oder mons placiti (Gesetzeshügel)[1] ist ein Hügel, der zu historischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • moot hill — noun : a hill used as the meeting place of a moot in early England each little village commonwealth … had its moot hill or sacred tree as a center J.R.Green …   Useful english dictionary

  • moot hill — Hill of meeting (gemot), on which the Britons used to hold their courts, the judge sitting on the eminence; the parties, etc., on an elevated platform below …   Black's law dictionary

  • moot hill — Hill of meeting (gemot), on which the Britons used to hold their courts, the judge sitting on the eminence; the parties, etc., on an elevated platform below …   Black's law dictionary

  • Moot Hill (Scone) — Der Moot Hill von Scone ist ein bedeutender schottischer Hügel und liegt an den Ufern des Tay in der Nähe der schottischen Stadt Perth. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 1.1 Die Anfänge 1.2 Nach dem Verlust des heiligen Steines …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moot Hill (Begriffsklärung) — Die Bezeichnung Moot Hill hat mehrere Bedeutungen: Moot Hill, eine Art Versammlungshügel im Mittelalter Großbritanniens Moot Hill (Scone), der Krönungshügel der schottischen Könige in Scone bei Perth Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moot — may refer to: from Moot as an Old English language (Anglo Saxon) term for meeting: Folkmoot Jamtamót, the old assembly of Jämtland Witenagemot, the High Council of Anglo Saxon England Moot hall or Moot hill, a meeting or assembly place,… …   Wikipedia

  • Moot hall — A moot hall is meeting or assembly building, traditionally to decide local issues. In Anglo Saxon England, a low ring shaped earthwork served as a moot hill or moot mound, where the elders of the hundred would meet to take decisions. Some of… …   Wikipedia

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