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

Origin of folkmoot

before 1000; Middle English; Old English folcmōt folk meeting. See folk, moot1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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folkmote or folkmot (ˈfəʊkˌməʊt)

  1. (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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