Definition of motte noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

motte

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noun
BrE BrE//mɒt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɑːt//
 
 
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the small hill on which the fort is built in a motte-and-bailey castle Word Origin late 19th cent.: from French, ‘mound’, from Old French mote ‘mound’.

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