Definitions for witanˈwɪt n, -ɑn

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  1. witan(Noun)

    The Anglo-Saxon national council or witenagemot.

    1833, But in estimating the powers of the witan, we must not lose sight of the fact, that the king sometimes assumes a tone of superiority scarcely consistent with its independence. u2014 SA Dunham, Europe in the Middle Ages (Green & Longman, p.48)

  2. witan(Noun)

    The members of such an assembly.

  3. Origin: Inflected forms.


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