Definitions for witanˈwɪt n, -ɑn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word witan
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)
The members of such an assembly.
Origin: Inflected forms.
Images & Illustrations of witan
Find a translation for the witan definition in other languages:
Select another language: