Historical a general meeting of the people of a town, shire, etc. of medieval England
Origin of folkmootOld English folcmot, fologemot: see folk and amp; moot
A general assembly of the people of a town, district, or shire in medieval England.
Origin of folkmootMiddle English, from Old English folcmōt : folc, folk; see folk + mōt, meeting.
- (now historical) A general meeting (assembly) of the people of a town, district, or shire.