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 (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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I call Democracy archaic, just As manhood suffrage is atavic lust For folkmotes of the prime, whose analogue In travel was the train, a passing vogue; (45) In the 'Dedication to The Testament of John Davidson', he comments on the crisis of the English social and political system, which crystallized around three centres of conflict: (1) the radicalization of the trade unions and the rise of the Labour Party shook the hierarchical structures of the class system; (2) the militant suffragettes issued a challenge to the patriarchal system; and (3) the Irish nationalists threatened national unity at the height of jingoistic imperialism.