Portmote

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Portmote In old English law, a court, or mote, held in a port town.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n portmote In early English history, a court or moot composed of the portmen or burghers of a port-town, corresponding to the leet of other places. Also called portman-mote.
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