Arriere fee
Arriere Ar*riere", n. [F. arri[`e]re. See {Arrear}.] ``That which is behind''; the rear; -- chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate. [1913 Webster]

{Arriere fee}, {Arriere fief}, a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee, or a fee held of a feudatory.

{Arriere vassal}, the vassal of a vassal. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • arriere fee — arriere fief, or fee /ari(y)ar fiy(f)/ In feudal law, a fief or fee dependent on a superior one; an inferior fief granted by a vassal of the king, out of the fief held by him …   Black's law dictionary

  • arriere fee — arriere fief, or fee /ari(y)ar fiy(f)/ In feudal law, a fief or fee dependent on a superior one; an inferior fief granted by a vassal of the king, out of the fief held by him …   Black's law dictionary

  • arriere fee — noun or arriere fief ˈarēˌer Etymology: Middle French arriere fie, arriere fief, from Old French arierefief, from ariere, arriere behind + fief fee more at arrear, fee : a fee or fief dependent on a fee : a fee held of a feudatory …   Useful english dictionary

  • arriere fee — A fee dependent upon a superior fee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Arriere — Ar*riere , n. [F. arri[ e]re. See {Arrear}.] That which is behind ; the rear; chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate. [1913 Webster] {Arriere fee}, {Arriere fief}, a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee, or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arriere fief — Arriere Ar*riere , n. [F. arri[ e]re. See {Arrear}.] That which is behind ; the rear; chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate. [1913 Webster] {Arriere fee}, {Arriere fief}, a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arriere vassal — Arriere Ar*riere , n. [F. arri[ e]re. See {Arrear}.] That which is behind ; the rear; chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate. [1913 Webster] {Arriere fee}, {Arriere fief}, a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arriere fief — Same as arriere fee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • arriere fief — noun see arriere fee …   Useful english dictionary

  • arriere fief — arriere fief, or fee /ari(y)ar fiy(f)/ In feudal law, a fief or fee dependent on a superior one; an inferior fief granted by a vassal of the king, out of the fief held by him …   Black's law dictionary

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