Folkmoot definition

-mōt
(historical) A general meeting of the people of a town, shire, etc. of medieval England.
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A general assembly of the people of a town, district, or shire in medieval England.
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(now historical) A general meeting (assembly) of the people of a town, district, or shire.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of folkmoot - folkmote

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
folkmoot
Plural:
folkmoots

Origin of folkmoot

  • Middle English from Old English folcmōt folc folk folk mōt meeting

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English folcġemōt (“meeting of the people of a town or district”), equivalent to folk +‎ moot.

    From Wiktionary