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adj. - Of or relating to or characteristic of a political and economic system of Europe from the 9th to about the 15th century, based on the holding of all land in fief or fee

Usage examples (39)
  • The principal legal basis for landownership is the land tenure system which remains feudal.
  • And in another Place he calls the feudal connection, the feudal Yoke.
  • Although set in feudal Japan, both works contain some modern-day anachronisms.
  • Hiro seemed to be in feudal Japan longer than the actual feudal era lasted in history. for more
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  • A serf in the Middle Ages would find it "futile" (not useful; ineffective) to rise up against a "feudal" (pertaining to the landowner structure in the Middle Ages) lord.
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