Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Pertaining to feudal tenure; one who held by feudal tenure.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A tenant who holds by feudal tenure, (also spelled "fuodatory" and "feudatory.") Held by feudal service. Relating to feuds or feudal tenures.