Webster's Dictionary 1828
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MOTE, in folkmote, etc. signifies a meeting.
MOTE, noun A small particle; any thing proverbially small; a spot.
Why beholdest thou the mote in thy brother's eye? Matthew 7:3.
The little motes in the sun do ever stir, though there is no wind.
MOTE, for mought, might or must, obsolete.