Definition of Feudal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism.

Exact synonyms: Feudalistic
Partainyms: Feudalism, Feudalism
Derivative terms: Feudalism, Feudalism



Definition of Feudal

1. a. Of or pertaining to feuds, fiefs, or feels; as, feudal rights or services; feudal tenures.

Definition of Feudal

1. Adjective. of, or relating to feudalism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feudal

1. pertaining to a political and economic system of medieval Europe [adj] : FEUDALLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feudal

fetuous
fetus
fetus fetishist
fetus in fetu
fetuses
fetwa
fetwah
fetwahs
fetwas
feu
feu-de-joie
feu de joie
feuar
feuars
feud
feudal (current term)
feudal law
feudal lord
feudal system
feudalisation
feudalise
feudalised
feudalises
feudalising
feudalism
feudalisms
feudalist
feudalistic
feudalists
feudalities

Literary usage of Feudal

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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"OF THE feudal SYSTEM. § 62. History of the feudal system.—It is impossible to understand, with any degree of accuracy, either the civil constitution of this ..."

2. Norman Institutions by Charles Homer Haskins (1918)
"Intimately connected with feudal tenure is the matter of feudal jurisdiction. First of all, there is the jurisdiction which is strictly feudal, ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1866)
"Of the origin and establishment of feudal tenures on the continent of Europe. Some writers have supposed that the sources of feuds were not confined to the ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1904)
"The National Assembly entirely abolishes the feudal system," said the decrees of August 4. And yet the very same paragraph proclaimed the continuance, ..."

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