noun, plural feu·da·to·ries.
- feudal system,
- feuerbach, ludwig andreas,
Origin of feudatory
Examples from the Web for feudatory
He was not twenty when the three feudatory princes broke into open rebellion.China and the Manchus|Herbert Allen Giles
When the king or a feudatory lord captured a prisoner for the first time, his success was made the occasion of much rejoicing.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
The count of Flanders thus became a feudatory of the empire as well as of the French crown.
There is a prodigious difference between the oblat of a saint and the feudatory of a bishop.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
His position with regard to the Persian kings was that of a feudatory.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz