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folkmoot

[fohk-moot] /ˈfoʊkˌmut/
noun
1.
(formerly, in England) a general assembly of the people of a shire, town, etc.
Also, folkmote, folkmot
[fohk-moht] /ˈfoʊkˌmoʊt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English folcmōt folk meeting. See folk, moot1
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British Dictionary definitions for folkmote

folkmoot

/ˈfəʊkˌmuːt/
noun
1.
(in early medieval England) an assembly of the people of a district, town, or shire
Word Origin
Old English folcmōt, from folcfolk + mōt from mǣtan to meet1
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