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- n. A court held in Derbyshire, England, for deciding controversies between miners.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A court held in Derbyshire, in England, for deciding controversies between miners.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A court established in the reign of Edward III. and held twice a year in Derbyshire, England, in which matters connected with mining are considered. Also written bergmote.
From earlier barghmote, berghmote, equivalent to bergh + moot. Compare barmaster. (Wiktionary)