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Meaning of WITAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wit"an\, n. pl. [AS., pl. of wita sage, councilor.]
Lit., wise men; specif. (A.-S. Hist.), the members of the
national, or king's, council which sat to assist the king in
administrative and judicial matters; also, the council.

 

 

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