mesnalty

noun
mes·nal·ty | \ ˈmēnᵊltē \
variants: or less commonly mesnality \mēˈnalətē \
plural -es

Definition of mesnalty 

: the estate or condition of a mesne lord

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History and Etymology for mesnalty

mesnalty probably from Anglo-French mesnalté (attested as mesnatty, mesnattie), from mesne, noun + -alté as in comunalté commonalty; mesnality, alteration (influenced by -ity) of mesnalty

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