feudatory

Definitions of feudatory
  1. noun
    a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    synonyms: liege, liege subject, liegeman, vassal
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    type of:
    follower
    a person who accepts the leadership of another
  2. adjective
    of or pertaining to the relation of a feudal vassal to his lord
    “a feudatory relationship”
  3. adjective
    owing feudal allegiance to or being subject to a sovereign
    “it remained feudatory to India until 1365”
    Synonyms:
    subordinate
    subject or submissive to authority or the control of another
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