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udal

/ (ˈjuːdəl) /
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noun
law a form of freehold possession of land existing in northern Europe before the introduction of the feudal system and still used in Orkney and Shetland
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Word Origin for udal

C16: Orkney and Shetland dialect, from Old Norse othal; related to Old English ēthel, ōethel, Old High German wodal

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