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folk·moot

 (fōk′mo͞ot′) or folk·mote (-mōt′)
n.
A general assembly of the people of a town, district, or shire in medieval England.

[Middle English, from Old English folcmōt : folc, folk; see folk + mōt, meeting.]

folkmoot

(ˈfəʊkˌmuːt) ,

folkmote

or

folkmot

n
(Historical Terms) (in early medieval England) an assembly of the people of a district, town, or shire
[Old English folcmōt, from folc folk + mōt from mǣtan to meet1]

folk•moot

(ˈfoʊkˌmut)

also folk•mote, folk•mot

(-ˌmoʊt)

n.
(formerly, in England) a general assembly of the people of a shire, town, etc.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English folcmōt folk meeting. See folk, moot]

Folkmoot, Folkmote

 a general meeting of people belonging to a town or city, 1000.
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