folkmoot

play
noun folk·moot \ˈfōk-ˌmüt\
variants: or

folkmote

play \ˈfōk-ˌmōt\

Definition of folkmoot

  1. :  a general assembly of the people (as of a shire) in early England

Origin and Etymology of folkmoot

alteration of Old English folcmōt, folcgemōt, from folc people + mōt, gemōt meeting — more at moot


First Known Use: before 12th century

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