feudist

1
[ fyoo-dist ]
/ ˈfyu dɪst /

noun

a person who participates in a feud.

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Origin of feudist

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An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; feud1 + -ist

Definition for feudist (2 of 2)

feudist2
[ fyoo-dist ]
/ ˈfyu dɪst /

noun

a writer or authority on feudal law.

Origin of feudist

2
First recorded in 1600–10; feud2 + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for feudist

  • You must not mention the word or refer to the subject in the presence of a feudist.

    Whirligigs|O. Henry
  • We should perhaps encounter the dislike of certain men who were of the feudist type.

    The Portal of Dreams|Charles Neville Buck
  • To speak of his feud to a feudist is a serious breach of the mountain etiquette.

    Whirligigs|O. Henry

British Dictionary definitions for feudist

feudist
/ (ˈfjuːdɪst) /

noun

US a person who takes part in a feud or quarrel
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