To invest lands with the feudal system of tenure.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Feudalize — Feu dal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feudalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feudalizing}.] To reduce to a feudal tenure; to conform to feudalism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feudalize — (Amer.) v. bring under the feudal system (also feudalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feudalize — [fyo͞od′ l īz΄] vt. feudalized, feudalizing to make feudal; establish feudalism in feudalization n …   English World dictionary

  • feudalize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1828 to make feudal • feudalization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feudalize — feudalization, n. /fyoohd l uyz /, v.t., feudalized, feudalizing. to make feudal; bring under the feudal system. Also, esp. Brit., feudalise. [1820 30; FEUDAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • feudalize — verb To make something feudal …   Wiktionary

  • feudalize — feu·dal·ize …   English syllables

  • feudalize — feu•dal•ize [[t]ˈfyud lˌaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing why to make feudal; bring under feudalism • Etymology: 1820–30 feu dal•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • feudalize — /fyuwdalayz/ To reduce to a feudal tenure; to conform to feudalism …   Black's law dictionary

  • feudalize — verb bring (a country or people) under feudalism • Derivationally related forms: ↑feudalism • Hypernyms: ↑convert • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

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