feudal

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adjective feu·dal \ ˈfyü-dᵊl \

Definition of feudal

1 :of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a medieval fee (see 1fee 1)
  • feudal rights and services
2 :of, relating to, or suggestive of feudalism
  • feudal law
  • a feudal lord

feudally

play \ˈfyü-dᵊl-ē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of feudal

see 2feud


FEUDAL Defined for English Language Learners

feudal

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adjective

Definition of feudal for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to feudalism


FEUDAL Defined for Kids

feudal

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adjective feu·dal \ ˈfyü-dᵊl \

Definition of feudal for Students

:relating to feudalism


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