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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 moot /ˈmut/
 大會,討論會,辯論會(a.)未決議的,抽象論的(vt.)討論,爭論

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mot v. [Sing. pres. ind. Mot, Mote, Moot pl. Mot, Mote, Moote, pres. subj. Mote; imp. Moste.]  [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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 moot v. See 1st Mot. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 moot n. Shipbuilding A ring for gauging wooden pins.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mooted p. pr. & vb. n. Mooting.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moot, n.  [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.
 2.  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.
 to make moot v. t. to render moot2; to moot3.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moot, a.
 1. Subject, or open, to argument or discussion; undecided; debatable; mooted.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 moot
      adj 1: of no legal significance (as having been previously decided)
      2: open to argument or debate; "that is a moot question" [syn:
         arguable, debatable, disputable]
      n : a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise;
          "he organized the weekly moot"
      v : think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the
          possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your
          mind" [syn: consider, debate, turn over, deliberate]