from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A public meeting or local judicial assembly in Anglo-Saxon England.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. public meeting
- n. judicial assembly
- n. assembly, council, moot
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A meeting; an assembly: occurring in modern English only as a historical term (particularly in Witenagemot, which see) with reference to the Anglo-Saxon period.
Old English gemōt : ge-, collective pref.; see kom in Indo-European roots + mōt, assembly.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old English gemōt, see below (Wiktionary)