land owned absolutely; land owned and not subject to any rent, service, or other tenurial right of an overlord.
Free ownership, the allodium, even under the form of small freeholds, still existed by way of exception in many parts.
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He deprived the peasants of their allodium, and declared all land to be the property of the king.
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noun (pl) -lodia (-ˈləʊdɪə), -lods
(history) lands held in absolute ownership, free from such obligations as rent or services due to an overlord Also alodium
- All of
The entire amount of something, as in The baby ate all of his cereal. This usage is relatively new, the word of being included only from about 1800 on. No less than, at least, as in Although she looked much younger, she was all of seventy. [ First half of 1800s ]
- All of a heap
a group of things placed, thrown, or lying one on another; pile: a heap of stones. Informal. a great quantity or number; multitude: a heap of people. Slang. an automobile, especially a dilapidated one. to gather, put, or cast in a heap; pile (often followed by up, on, together, etc.). to accumulate or amass (often […]
- All of a doodah
all of a doodah adjective phrase Upset; nervous; confused (1900s+ British)
- All of a sudden
happening, coming, made, or done quickly, without warning, or unexpectedly: a sudden attack. occurring without transition from the previous form, state, etc.; abrupt: a sudden turn. impetuous; rash. Archaic. quickly made or provided. Obsolete, . Literary. suddenly. Obsolete. an unexpected occasion or occurrence. all of a sudden, without warning; unexpectedly; suddenly. Also, on a sudden. […]