folkmoot

[fohk-moot]
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noun

(formerly, in England) a general assembly of the people of a shire, town, etc.

Nearby words

  1. folklore,
  2. folkloric,
  3. folklorico,
  4. folklorist,
  5. folkloristics,
  6. folknik,
  7. folkright,
  8. folks,
  9. folksonomy,
  10. folksy

Also folk·mote, folk·mot [fohk-moht] /ˈfoʊkˌmoʊt/.

Origin of folkmoot

before 1000; Middle English; Old English folcmōt folk meeting. See folk, moot1

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British Dictionary definitions for folkmoot

folkmoot

folkmote or folkmot (ˈfəʊkˌməʊt)

noun

(in early medieval England) an assembly of the people of a district, town, or shire

Word Origin for folkmoot

Old English folcmōt, from folc folk + mōt from mǣtan to meet 1

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