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moot
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 uses
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Definition describing an issue or discussion as irrelevant due to another issue or decision

or:

arguable with no clear-cut answer (especially with regard to case law)
  • The Thain was the master of the Shire-moot, and captain of the Shire-muster and the Hobbitry-in-arms, but as muster and moot were only held in times of emergency, which no longer occurred, the Thainship had ceased to be more than a nominal dignity.
    Prologue (59% in)
  • The Thain was the master of the Shire-moot, and captain of the Shire-muster and the Hobbitry-in-arms, but as muster and moot were only held in times of emergency, which no longer occurred, the Thainship had ceased to be more than a nominal dignity.
    Prologue (60% in)

There are no more uses of "moot" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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