So mote it be, so be it; amen; — a phrase in some rituals, as that of the Freemasons.

(Mot) n. [F. See Motto.]

1. A word; hence, a motto; a device. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.

Tarquin's eye may read the mot afar.

2. A pithy or witty saying; a witticism. [A Gallicism]

Here and there turns up a . . . savage mot.
N. Brit. Rev.

3. A note or brief strain on a bugle. Sir W. Scott.

(Mot"a*cil) n. [Cf. F. motacille.] (Zoöl.) Any singing bird of the genus Motacilla; a wagtail.

(Mo*ta"tion) n. [L. motare, motatum, to keep moving.] The act of moving; motion. [Obs.]

(Mot) v. [Sing. pres. ind. Mot, Mote, Moot pl. Mot, Mote, Moote, pres. subj. Mote; imp. Moste.] [See Must, v.] [Obs.] May; must; might.

He moot as well say one word as another

The wordes mote be cousin to the deed.

Men moot [i.e., one only] give silver to the poore freres.

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