Definitions

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.

Etymologies

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)

Examples

  • The group made its way as quickly as possible to the headquarters building of the Protocol Binders gemot.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • The Trellisanians in fact had nothing to bargain with, and they knew it, and this had elicited in the gemot leaders a sudden and surprising stubbornness founded on wounded pride.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • Matabele: there must be a man—no, a being—he could admire and respect, certainly more so than he could feel anything of such emotions toward Veedron or the other gemot leaders.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • Geldop is the current head of the Food Provenders' gemot.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • Of course there's a gemot, and it doesn't allow men like these to own a boat or go fishing on their own.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • He turned to his neighbor on his right, a distinguished, elderly, grey-bearded gentleman wearing the subdued robes of the Building Erectors gemot.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • Kirk and Spock had managed to obtain transportation back to Veedron's headquarters building, which was in fact the administrative headquarters only of the Protocol Binders gemot, the gemot of which Veedron was head.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • I was officially informed by a representative of the Food Provenders gemot.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • Any matter not thus covered is overseen by cooperative councils of gemot representatives, such as the supreme council to which Veedron belongs.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

  • Anyone can punish one of us, and there is no gemot to stand in the way.

    The Trellisane Confrontation

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