[ fohk-moot ]
/ ˈfoʊkˌmut /
(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/.
Words nearby folkmoot
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Example sentences from the Web for folkmoot
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
It was here no question of 'the laws and rights of Englishmen':35 it was to no folkmoot that William Rufus spoke.
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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