from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A contracted form of federary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A feodary.

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  • noun Obsolete form of feodary.


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  • And sometimes, not having the fear of poetical, or rather of unpoetical precisians and martinets before his eyes, he did not even scruple to naturalize words for his own use from foreign springs, such as exsufflicate and deracinate; or to coin a word, whenever the concurring reasons of sense and verse invited it; as in fedary, intrinse, intrinsicate, insisture, and various others.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters Hudson, H N 1872

  • In the tenth century, the chair of Mahomet was dif - puted by three caliphs or commanders of the faithful, who reigned at Bagdad, Cairoan, and Cordova, excommunicated each other, and agreed only in a principle of difcord, that a fedary is more odious and criminal than an unbeliever (40).

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: By Edward Gibbon ... 1788


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