subinfeudatory

[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. subincision,
  2. subindex,
  3. subinfection,
  4. subinfeudate,
  5. subinfeudation,
  6. subinfluent,
  7. subinterval,
  8. subinvolution,
  9. subirrigate,
  10. subitize

Origin of subinfeudatory

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

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British Dictionary definitions for subinfeudatory

subinfeudatory

/ (ˌsʌbɪnˈfjuːdətərɪ, -trɪ) in feudal society /

noun plural -ries

a man who held his fief by a subinfeudation

adjective

of or relating to subinfeudation
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