Wardmote
Wardmote Ward"mote`, n. Anciently, a meeting of the inhabitants of a ward; also, a court formerly held in each ward of London for trying defaults in matters relating to the watch, police, and the like. --Brande & C. ``Wards and wardmotes.'' --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

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