A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MOOT

Wed, 26 Oct '22
Like some practice courts
Tue, 25 Oct '22
Not worth having, as an argument
Sun, 12 Jun '22
Not worth arguing about
Sun, 31 Oct '21
___ court
Mon, 12 Jul '21
Not worth debating
Thu, 8 Apr '21
Having no application