free from the tenurial rights of a feudal overlord.
Certain feudal tenants, and I suppose also alodial proprietors, were bound to serve on horseback, equipped with the coat of mail.
View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3) Henry Hallam
(of land) held as an allodium
(of tenure) characterized by or relating to the system of holding land in absolute ownership: the allodial system
(of people) holding an allodium
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
a variant spelling of allodium
any chiefly African shrub belonging to the genus Aloe, of the lily family, certain species of which yield a fiber. . . aloes, (used with a singular verb) . Contemporary Examples Amenities are plentiful—from sun block to aloe for the sun, or the complimentary mini bar for your enjoyment. Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt […]
- Aloe vera
any aloe of the species Aloe vera, the fleshy leaves of which yield a juice used as an emollient ingredient of skin lotions and for treating burns. noun a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations the juice of this plant, used […]
any chiefly African shrub belonging to the genus Aloe, of the lily family, certain species of which yield a fiber. . . aloes, (used with a singular verb) . the fragrant, resinous wood of an East Indian tree, Aquilaria agallocha, of the mezereum family, used as incense in the Orient. Historical Examples The bitter substances […]