feodatory

Same as feudatory.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Feodatory — Feod a*to*ry, n. See {Feudatory}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feodatory — feodatory, or feudatory /fyuwdat(a)riy/ In feudal law, the grantee of a feod, feud, or fee; the vassal or tenant who held his estate by feudal service. Blackstone uses feudatory. 2 Bl.Comm. 46 …   Black's law dictionary

  • feodatory — feodary, feodatory see feu …   Useful english dictionary

  • feudatory — feodatory, or feudatory /fyuwdat(a)riy/ In feudal law, the grantee of a feod, feud, or fee; the vassal or tenant who held his estate by feudal service. Blackstone uses feudatory. 2 Bl.Comm. 46 …   Black's law dictionary

  • feudary — /fyuwdariy/ A tenant who holds by feudal tenure (also spelled feodatory and feudatory ). Held by feudal service. Relating to feuds or feudal tenures …   Black's law dictionary

  • feodary — ˈfyüdərē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin feodarius, from feodum + Latin arius ary 1. a. : a feudal tenant …   Useful english dictionary

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