Feudary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Feudary A feodary. See Feodary.
    • Feudary A tenant who holds his lands by feudal service; a feudatory.
    • a Feudary Held by, or pertaining to, feudal tenure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • feudary Pertaining to or held by feudal tenure.
    • n feudary A tenant who holds his lands by feudal service; a feudatory.
    • n feudary An ancient officer of the court of wards in England. Also written feodary.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Feudary holding lands or power by a feudal tenure—also ns.ns. Feud′ist, a writer on feuds: one versed in the laws of feudal tenure
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. feudarius, fr. feudum,. See 2d Feud
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. feudum, from root of fee.

Usage

In literature:

Same as FEUD, FEUDAL, FEUDARY.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)" by Various
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