Mote

Definition of Mote

v.1.See 1st Mot.
n.1.A meeting of persons for discussion; as, a wardmote in the city of London.
2.A body of persons who meet for discussion, esp. about the management of affairs; as, a folkmote.
3.A place of meeting for discussion.
Mote bell
the bell rung to summon to a mote.
1.The flourish sounded on a horn by a huntsman. See Mot, n., 3, and Mort.
1.A small particle, as of floating dust; anything proverbially small; a speck.
The little motes in the sun do ever stir, though there be no wind.
- Bacon.
We are motes in the midst of generations.
- Landor.

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