land owned absolutely; land owned and not subject to any rent, service, or other tenurial right of an overlord.
Historical Examples

The allod or domain of the family was the joint-property of the father and his sons.
Ancient Law Sir Henry James Sumner Maine

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

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