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- n. Obsolete form of feodary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A feodary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contracted form of federary.
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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.
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).