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) . 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 […]
a son of poseidon, husband of iphimedia, and foster father of otus and ephialtes. historical examples ares was bound and held captive by the giant sons of aloeus, and would have perished in his bonds, had not hermes stolen him away. stories from the iliad h. l. havell
the capital of the pacific ocean island of niue, a new zealand dependency. historical examples neatest of all was our haven of alofi, for there the houses were fenced, and a gr-ss lawn sloped down to the edge of the cliffs. savage island basil c. thomson alofi church, a fine native building with concrete walls, […]
a group of christians in the 2nd century a.d. who rejected the doctrine of the logos. historical examples this was first done by the so-called alogi who, however, had to be repudiated. history of dogma, volume 2 (of 7) adolph harnack the alogi maintained that it was a forgery which came from corinth. the bible […]
beyond the scope of logic or reasoning: alogical philosophical speculations.