quasifeudal

feudal

[fyood-l]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or like the feudal system, or its political, military, social, and economic structure.
2.
of or pertaining to the Middle Ages.
3.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a fief or fee: a feudal estate.
4.
of or pertaining to the holding of land in a fief or fee.

Origin:
1605–15; < Medieval Latin feudālis. See feud2, -al1

feudally, adverb
antifeudal, adjective
nonfeudal, adjective
nonfeudally, adverb
prefeudal, adjective
quasi-feudal, adjective
quasi-feudally, adverb
unfeudal, adjective
unfeudally, adverb
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feudal1 (ˈfjuːdəl)
 
adj
1.  of, resembling, relating to, or characteristic of feudalism or its institutions
2.  Compare allodial of, characteristic of, or relating to a fief
3.  derogatory old-fashioned, reactionary, etc
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin feudālis, from feudumfeud²]

feudal2 (ˈfjuːdəl)
 
adj
of or relating to a feud or quarrel

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feudal
1610s, from M.L. feudalis, from feudum "feudal estate," of Germanic origin (cf. Goth. faihu "property," O.H.G. fihu "cattle," see fee). Related to M.E. feodary "one who holds lands of an overlord in exchange for service" (late 14c.).
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