Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Arrear or rear.

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

  • noun “That which is behind”; the rear; -- chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate.
  • noun a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee, or a fee held of a feudatory.
  • noun the vassal of a vassal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete That which is behind or subordinate; the rear.

Etymologies

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French arrière. See arrear.

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