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feodary

[fyoo-duh-ree]
noun, plural feo·da·ries.
  1. a feudal vassal.
  2. Obsolete. a confederate or accomplice.
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Origin of feodary

1350–1400; Middle English feodarie < Medieval Latin feodārius. See feud2, -ary
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  • In 1453 by a feodary it appears that Edward Hastings held Crosby by cornage of 13s.

    The Vale of Lyvennet

    John Salkeld Bland

  • I do not think Richardson was at all justified in making, as he seems to do, fedary a different word from feodary.

  • The terms of the tenure are but very rarely described, for Domesday Book is no feodary.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland