Definition of Mootman

1. n. One who argued moot cases in the inns of court.



Definition of Mootman

1. Noun. (legal UK obsolete) One who argued moot cases in the inns of court. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mootman

1. a law student who argues in moots [n MOOTMEN]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mootman

moot court
moot courts
moot point
moot points
mootable
mootah
mooted
mooter
mooters
mootest
moothill
moothills
mooting
mootings
mootman (current term)
mootmen
mootness
mootnesses
moots
moove
mooved
mooves
mooving
mop
mop-and-flop
mop-headed
mop handle
mop head
mop heads

Literary usage of Mootman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Inns of Court and Chancery: With Notices of Their Ancient by Robert Richard Pearce (1848)
"Students under the bar being above three years' standing such student may tender a cap and a penny the day before in the hall to the ancient mootman in ..."

2. A Guide to the Inns of Court and Chancery: With Notices of Their Ancient by Robert Richard Pearce (1855)
"Students under the bar being above three years' standing such student may tender a cap and a penny the day before in the hall to the ancient mootman in ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1879)
"... which is the same in predicament, viz. in quantity; whereof I might put you infinite trivial cases that every mootman knoweth, that idem redditus shall ..."

4. Works by Francis Bacon, James Spedding (1861)
"... which is the same in predicament, viz. in quantity ; whereof I might put you infinite trivial cases that every mootman knoweth, that idem redditus shall ..."

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