Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[fyoo-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈfyu dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

noun, plural feudatories.
a person who holds lands by feudal tenure; a feudal vassal.
a fief or fee.
(of a kingdom or state) under the overlordship of another sovereign or state.
(of a feudal estate) holding or held by feudal tenure.
/ˈfjuːdətərɪ; in feudal Europe -trɪ/
a person holding a fief; vassal
relating to or characteristic of the relationship between lord and vassal
(esp of a kingdom) under the overlordship of another sovereign


Read Also:

  • Feudal-system

    noun 1. the political, military, and social system in the Middle Ages, based on the holding of lands in fief or fee and on the resulting relations between lord and vassal.

  • Feu de joie

    /fø də ʒwa/ noun (pl) feux de joie (fø) 1. a salute of musketry fired successively by each man in turn along a line and back n. public bonfire, French, literally “fire of joy.”

  • Feuding

    [fyood] /fyud/ noun 1. Also called blood feud. a bitter, continuous hostility, especially between two families, clans, etc., often lasting for many years or generations. 2. a bitter quarrel or contention: a feud between labor and management. verb (used without object) 3. to engage in a feud. /fjuːd/ noun 1. long and bitter hostility between […]

  • Feudist

    [fyoo-dist] /ˈfyu dɪst/ noun 1. a person who participates in a . [fyoo-dist] /ˈfyu dɪst/ noun 1. a writer or authority on feudal law. /ˈfjuːdɪst/ noun 1. (US) a person who takes part in a feud or quarrel

Disclaimer: Feudatory definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.