Definition of Allodial

1. a. Pertaining to allodium; freehold; free of rent or service; held independent of a lord paramount; -- opposed to feudal; as, allodial lands; allodial system.



2. a. Anything held allodially.

Definition of Allodial

1. Adjective. (legal) inalienable; owned freely and clear of any encumbrances such as liens or mortgages. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Allodial

1. allodium [adj] - See also: allodium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allodial

allocortex
allocrine
allocthonous
allocute
allocuted
allocutes
allocuting
allocution
allocutions
allocyathin
allocycle
allocyclic
allod
allodeoxycholic acid
allodia
allodial (current term)
allodial title
allodial titles
allodialism
allodialist
allodialists
allodially
allodiaries
allodiary
allodiploid
allodium
allodiums
allodizing
allodizings
allods

Literary usage of Allodial

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1. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of the by William Robertson (1836)
"For this reason he relinquished his allodial independence, and subjected himself ... In some parts of Europe, this change from allodial to feudal property ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, William M. Lacy (1889)
"They hegan to he hereditary in the age of Charlemagne, who facilitated the conversion of allodial into fendal estates (h).6 The perpetuity of fiefs was at ..."

3. A Manual of Elementary Law: Being a Summary of the Well-settled Elementary by William Pinckney Fishback (1896)
"Revival of allodial tenure.—Being thus possessed of the vacant lands, the United States and the several individual states have proceeded to make sale and ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"They are commonly considered as her During the minority of Frederick II., innocent from 1198 to 1216, the papal chair allodial or patrimonial property ..."

5. History of the Origin of Representative Government in Europe by Guizot (François) (1852)
"allodial lands were originally exempt from taxation.—Origin of benefices.—Change in the position of the German chiefs, in consequence of their territorial ..."

6. The Modern Law of Real Property: With an Introduction for the Student, and by Louis Arthur Goodeve (1885)
"allodial. I/. Feudal. Benefices— fiefs or feuds. ... Those allotted to the soldiery acquired the name of allodial, and were enjoyed ..."

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