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subinfeudatory

[suhb-in-fyoo-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
noun, plural sub·in·feu·da·to·ries.
  1. a person who holds by subinfeudation.
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Origin of subinfeudatory

First recorded in 1885–90; subinfeudat(ion) + -ory1
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Historical Examples

  • If the subinfeudatory lord alienated, it would operate as a forfeiture to the person in immediate reversion.

    Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854

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British Dictionary definitions for subinfeudatory

subinfeudatory

noun plural -ries
  1. a man who held his fief by a subinfeudation
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adjective
  1. of or relating to subinfeudation
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