Par`a*vail" (?), a. [OF. par aval below; par through (L. per) + aval down; a- (L. ad) + val (L. vallis) a valley. Cf. Paramount.] Eng.Law

At the bottom; lowest.

Cowell.

⇒ In feudal law, the tenant paravail is the lowest tenant of the fee, or he who is immediate tenant to one who holds over of another.

Wharton.

 

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