U"dal*er (?), U"dal*man (?), n.

In the Shetland and Orkney Islands, one who holds property by udal, or allodial, right. Sir W. Scott.


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U"dal (?), n. & a. U"dal*born`, U"dal*er, U"dal*man, etc.

Vars. of Odal, etc. Obs. exc. in Shetland and the Orkney Islands, where udal designates land held in fee simple without any charter and free of any feudal character.


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