[ fohk-moot ]
/ ˈfoʊkˌmut /
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(formerly, in England) a general assembly of the people of a shire, town, etc.
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Also folk·mote, folk·mot [fohk-moht]. /ˈfoʊkˌmoʊt/.
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Example sentences from the Web for folkmoot
It was here no question of 'the laws and rights of Englishmen':35 it was to no folkmoot that William Rufus spoke.
If the accused did not appear on the day named for the trial, he was outlawed at the folkmoot.The Customs of Old England|F. J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for folkmoot
folkmote or folkmot (ˈfəʊkˌməʊt)
/ (ˈfəʊkˌmuːt) /
(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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