Ar*riere" (#), n. [F. arriere. See Arrear.]
"That which is behind"; the rear; -- chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate.
Arriere fee, Arriere fief, a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee, or a fee held of a feudatory. -- Arriere vassal, the vassal of a vassal.
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