Hallmoot


Hallmoot
The *manorial court, held in a *manor's hall; a court of customary and ancient law. Minor, local, offences were dealt with and the only capital offences considered were those involving *infangen-theof. Later, hallmoot was used also of the court of a trade *guild. [< OldEngl. mot = moot, assembly]

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • hallmoot — hall·moot …   English syllables

  • hallmoot — /holmowt/ See haligemot …   Black's law dictionary

  • hallmoot — ˈhȯlˌmüt noun Etymology: Middle English halimot, from hal hall + imot (from Old English gemōt assembly) more at hall, gemot : a private court of the lord of a manor : court baron …   Useful english dictionary

  • Halimote — See Hallmoot …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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