Pronunciation: (fyOO'du-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
—n., pl. -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.
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