[ suhb-in-fyoo-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˌsʌb ɪnˈfyu dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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noun, plural sub·in·feu·da·to·ries.
a person who holds by subinfeudation.
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Words nearby subinfeudatory
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Example sentences from the Web for subinfeudatory
If the subinfeudatory lord alienated, it would operate as a forfeiture to the person in immediate reversion.
British Dictionary definitions for subinfeudatory
/ (ˌsʌbɪnˈfjuːdətərɪ, -trɪ) in feudal society /
noun plural -ries
a man who held his fief by a subinfeudation
of or relating to subinfeudation
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