Witenagemote
Witenagemote Wit"e*na*ge*mote` (?; 277), n. [AS. witena gem[=o]t an assembly of the wise; wita a wise man + gem[=o]t assembly.] (AS. Hist.) A meeting of wise men; the national council, or legislature, of England in the days of the Anglo-Saxons, before the Norman Conquest. [1913 Webster]

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  • witenagemote — /witanagamowt/ (Spelled also uiitenagemot, wittenagemot, witanagemote, etc.) The assembly of wise men. This was the great national council or parliament of the Saxons in England, comprising the noblemen, high ecclesiastics, and other great thanes …   Black's law dictionary

  • witenagemote — noun see witenagemot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • witenagemote — wi·te·na·ge·mote …   English syllables

  • witenagemote — Sometimes written wittena gemote, and also known as michelsyinoth, and michelgemote, the meeting of wise men, the great council, the great meeting. It was the ancient assembly of the Saxon witans, great and wise men, to aid and advise the king.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • witenagemote — noun see witenagemot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Витенагемот — (Witenagemote или Witenagemot, букв. значит собрание мудрых: от англосаксонск. witan знать, английского wit, witness, wise и gemoth собрание) название национального собрания у англосаксов. Рядом с общепринятым Witenagemote в памятниках… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • uiitenagemot — witenagemote /witanagamowt/ (Spelled also uiitenagemot, wittenagemot, witanagemote, etc.) The assembly of wise men. This was the great national council or parliament of the Saxons in England, comprising the noblemen, high ecclesiastics, and other …   Black's law dictionary

  • wittenagemot — witenagemote /witanagamowt/ (Spelled also uiitenagemot, wittenagemot, witanagemote, etc.) The assembly of wise men. This was the great national council or parliament of the Saxons in England, comprising the noblemen, high ecclesiastics, and other …   Black's law dictionary

  • witanagemote — witenagemote /witanagamowt/ (Spelled also uiitenagemot, wittenagemot, witanagemote, etc.) The assembly of wise men. This was the great national council or parliament of the Saxons in England, comprising the noblemen, high ecclesiastics, and other …   Black's law dictionary

  • Gemote — Ge*mote , n. [As. gem?t an assembly. See {Meet}, v. t.] (AS. Hist.) A meeting; used in combination, as, Witenagemote, an assembly of the wise men. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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