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Origin of allodial
OTHER WORDS FROM allodialal·lo·di·al·i·ty, nounal·lo·di·al·ly, adverb
Words nearby allodial
Example sentences from the Web for allodial
This might have been done by converting the holdings of the men-at-arms into allodial estates, held direct from the Crown.Landholding In England|Joseph Fisher
Probably his new allodial Ritter gentlemen were not the most submiss, when made hereditary?History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
This was the period of what writers call allodial tenure, in distinction from feudal.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
They are not truly allodial holders, for they hold tribal land; but they have no manorial lord over them.The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm
This is very aptly shown by the fact that under feudalism allodial titles were voluntarily surrendered for feudal ones.