Definition of Folkmot
1. folkmoot [n -S] - See also: folkmoot
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Folkmot
Literary usage of Folkmot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Munimenta Gildhallæ Londoniensis: Liber albus, Liber custumarum, et Liber Horn by Henry Thomas Riley, John Carpenter, London Guildhall, Great Britain Public Record Office, British Library (1860)
"... antiquo Curiam suam, quse vocatur " le folkmot," et Mode of. intrare dictum Campanile ad ... de folkmot. ..."
2. The Saxons in England: A History of the English Commonwealth Till the Period by John Mitchell Kemble (1876)
"Thus, it appears to me, by a natural process did the folkmot or meeting of the nation become converted into a ..."
3. Geoffrey de Mandeville: A Study of the Anarchy by John Horace Round (1892)
"Thus the original territorial system might never have led to a corporate unity. But what the sheriff and the folkmot. could:' not accomplish, the mayor and ..."
4. Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and by Thomas Burton, Goddard, Guibon (1828)
"... or the folkmot, according to the extent of his command; being carried upon a shield borne upon their shoulders, like as now Knights of the Shire are. ..."
5. History of Procedure in England from the Norman Conquest: The Norman Period by Melville Madison Bigelow (1880)
"Behind the obscuring veil of the writ process, the ancient formalism of the folkmot, modified somewhat by time, somewhat by the new ..."
6. Anglo-Saxon Superiority: to what it is Due: ("A Quoi Tient la Supériorité by Edmond Demolins (1898)
"Here we have the first and distant manifestation of self- government, and even an embryo Parliament in the reunions of the people (folkmot), and gatherings ..."