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folk·moot(fōk′mo͞ot′) or folk·mote (-mōt′)
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.]
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(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]
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also folk•mote, folk•mot(-ˌmoʊt)
(formerly, in England) a general assembly of the people of a shire, town, etc.
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Folkmoot, Folkmotea general meeting of people belonging to a town or city, 1000.
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