- 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. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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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