Feudality
Feudality Feu*dal"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. f['e]odalit['e].] The state or quality of being feudal; feudal form or constitution. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

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  • feudality — noun archaic the principles and practice of the feudal system …   English new terms dictionary

  • feudality — feu·dal·i·ty …   English syllables

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  • feudality — /fjuˈdæləti/ (say fyooh daluhtee) noun (plural feudalities) 1. the state or quality of being feudal. 2. the principles and practices of feudalism. 3. a fief or fee …   Australian English dictionary

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