Feodary
Feodary Feod"a*ry, n. 1. An accomplice. [1913 Webster]

Art thou a feodary for this act? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eng. Law) An ancient officer of the court of wards. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]


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  • feodary — ˈfyüdərē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin feodarius, from feodum + Latin arius ary 1. a. : a feudal tenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • feodary — /fyooh deuh ree/, n., pl. feodaries. 1. a feudal vassal. 2. Obs. a confederate or accomplice. [1350 1400; ME feodarie < ML feodarius. See FEUD2, ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Feodary — A *vassal or feudal tenant; one who held land of a lord on the condition of services. The Latin form was feodarius. Cf. Feudalism; Fief …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • feodary — feo·da·ry …   English syllables

  • feodary — /fyuwdariy/ In England, an officer of the court of wards, appointed by the master of that court, under 32 Hen. VIII, c. 26, whose business it was to be present with the escheator in every county at the finding of offices of lands, and to give… …   Black's law dictionary

  • feodary — /fyuwdariy/ In England, an officer of the court of wards, appointed by the master of that court, under 32 Hen. VIII, c. 26, whose business it was to be present with the escheator in every county at the finding of offices of lands, and to give… …   Black's law dictionary

  • feodary — Same as feudary …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • feodatory — feodary, feodatory see feu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feudary — Feu da*ry, n. 1. A tenant who holds his lands by feudal service; a feudatory. Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. A feodary. See {Feodary}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fedary — Fed a*ry, n. A feodary. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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