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Definition of Moot

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Moot Moot, v. i. To argue or plead in a supposed case. There is a difference between mooting and pleading; between fencing and fighting. --B. Jonson.
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Moot Moot, n. [AS. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting; -- usually in comp.] [Written also mote.] 1. A meeting for discussion and deliberation; esp., a meeting of the people of a village or district, in Anglo-Saxon times, for the discussion and settlement of matters of common interest; -- usually in composition; as, folk-moot. --J. R. Green. 2. [From Moot, v.] A discussion or debate; especially, a discussion of fictitious causes by way of practice. The pleading used in courts and chancery called moots. --Sir T. Elyot. Moot case, a case or question to be mooted; a disputable case; an unsettled question. --Dryden. Moot court, a mock court, such as is held by students of law for practicing the conduct of law cases. Moot point, a point or question to be debated; a doubtful question.
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Moot Moot, v. See 1st Mot. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Moot Moot, n. (Shipbuilding) A ring for gauging wooden pins.
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Moot Moot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mooted; p. pr. & vb. n. Mooting.] [OE. moten, motien, AS. m[=o]tan to meet or assemble for conversation, to discuss, dispute, fr. m[=o]t, gem[=o]t, a meeting, an assembly; akin to Icel. m[=o]t, MHG. muoz. Cf. Meet to come together.] 1. To argue for and against; to debate; to discuss; to propose for discussion. A problem which hardly has been mentioned, much less mooted, in this country. --Sir W. Hamilton. 2. Specifically: To discuss by way of exercise; to argue for practice; to propound and discuss in a mock court. First a case is appointed to be mooted by certain young men, containing some doubtful controversy. --Sir T. Elyot.
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Moot Moot, a. Subject, or open, to argument or discussion; undecided; debatable; mooted.
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Mot Mot (m[=o]t), v. [Sing. pres. ind. Mot, Mote, Moot (m[=o]t), pl. Mot, Mote, Moote, pres. subj. Mote; imp. Moste.] [See Must, v.] [Obs.] May; must; might. He moot as well say one word as another --Chaucer. The wordes mote be cousin to the deed. --Chaucer. Men moot [i.e., one only] give silver to the poore freres. --Chaucer. So mote it be, so be it; amen; -- a phrase in some rituals, as that of the Freemasons.

Meaning of Moot from wikipedia

- Look up moot or moot point in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Moot may refer to: Mootness, in American law: a point where further proceedings have lost...
- The terms moot and mootness are used in both in English and American law, although with different meanings. In the legal system of the United States,...
- Christopher Poole (born c. 1988), also known online as moot, is an American internet entrepreneur and developer. Poole is known for founding the anonymous...
- "moot court" may be shortened to simply "moot" or "mooting". Parti****nts are either referred to as "mooters" or, less conventionally, "mooties". Moot...
- a moot hill or moot mound, where the elders of the hundred would meet to take decisions. Some of these acquired permanent buildings, known as moot halls...
- A moot hill or mons placiti (statute hill) is a hill or mound historically used as an ****embly or meeting place, as a moot hall is a meeting or ****embly...
- The Moot was a discussion group concerned with education, social reconstruction, and the role of culture in society. It was convened by J. H. Oldham, editor...
- The Laskin Moot Court Competition, also known as The Laskin Moot, is an annual mooting competition in Canada. It is named after Bora Laskin, the fourteenth...
- World Scout Moot is an event for senior branches (traditionally called Rovers) and other young adult members, gathering up to 5,000 people. Moots provide...
- International Law Moot Court Competition, also known as the Jessup Moot or The Jessup, is the oldest and largest international moot competition in the...