Feu"da*to*ry (?), n.; pl. Feudatories ().

A tenant or vassal who held his lands of a superior on condition of feudal service; the tenant of a feud or fief.

The grantee . . . was styled the feudatory or vassal. Blackstone.

[He] had for feudatories great princes. J. H. Newman.

 

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Feu"dato*ry, a.

Held from another on some conditional tenure; as, a feudatory title.

Bacon.

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