feudatory: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fy'du-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ries,
  1. a person who holds lands by feudal tenure; a feudal vassal.
  2. a fief or fee.
  1. (of a kingdom or state) under the overlordship of another sovereign or state.
  2. (of a feudal estate) holding or held by feudal tenure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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