E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The Anglo-Saxon parliament.
The famous assembly of our forefathers was called by various names [as] Mycel Gemot (or great meeting); the Witenagemot (or meeting of the wise); and sometimes the Mycel Getheaht (or great thought).Freeman: The Norman Conquest i. 3.