feu·​dal·​i·​ty fyü-ˈda-lə-tē How to pronounce feudality (audio)
plural feudalities
: the quality or state of being feudal
: a feudal holding, domain, or concentration of power

Word History

First Known Use

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of feudality was in 1790

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Cite this Entry

“Feudality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feudality. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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