Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A holy or ecclesiastical court. A court held in London before the lord mayor and sheriffs, for regulating the bakers. It was anciently held on Sunday next before St. Thomas' day, and therefore called the "holymote," or holy court. Cowell.