forinsec

adjective fo·rin·sec \ fəˈrin(t)sə̇k \

Definition of forinsec

of obligations under feudal law
:extraordinary in nature or performed away from the holding of a mesne lord for his superior
  • forinsec service included foreign military service, the supplying of labor, and certain payments

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Origin and Etymology of forinsec

Medieval Latin forinsecus, from Latin, from outside, from foris outside + -insecus (as in extrinsecus on the outside)


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