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feudist

1
[fyoo-dist]
noun
  1. a person who participates in a feud.
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Origin of feudist

1
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; feud1 + -ist

feudist

2
[fyoo-dist]
noun
  1. a writer or authority on feudal law.
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Origin of feudist

2
First recorded in 1600–10; feud2 + -ist
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Historical Examples of feudist

  • To speak of his feud to a feudist is a serious breach of the mountain etiquette.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for feudist

feudist

noun
  1. US a person who takes part in a feud or quarrel
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