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Meaning of FEUDATORY

Pronunciation:  'fyoodu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person holding a fief
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the relation of a feudal vassal to his lord; "a feudatory relationship"
 

FEUDATORY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: feudalist, liege, liege subject, liegeman, vassal
 
 See Also: follower

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Feu"da*to*ry\, n.; pl. {Feudatories}.
A tenant or vassal who held his lands of a superior on
condition of feudal service; the tenant of a feud or fief.

      The grantee . . . was styled the feudatory or vassal.
                                               --Blackstone.

      [He] had for feudatories great princes.  --J. H.
                                               Newman.

 

 

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