- Enter a word for the dictionary definition.
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wardmote \Ward"mote`\, n. Anciently, a meeting of the inhabitants of a ward; also, a court formerly held in each ward of London for trying defaults in matters relating to the watch, police, and the like. --Brande & C. "Wards and wardmotes." --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]