allodial


allodial

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


allodial
Free; not subject to the rights of any lord or superior; owned without obligation of vassalage or fealty; the opposite of feudal.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


allodial
Free; not subject to the rights of any lord or superior; owned without obligation of vassalage or fealty; the opposite of feudal.
 
A description given to the outright ownership of land that did not impose upon its owner the performance of feudal duties.

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  • allodial — allodial, iale, iaux [ alɔdjal, jo ] adj. • 1463; lat. médiév. allodialis → alleu ♦ Dr. féod. Qui appartient à un alleu. Biens allodiaux. ● allodial, allodiale, allodiaux adjectif (latin médiéval allodialis, qui possède un alleu) Qui concerne un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Allodial — Al*lo di*al, a. [LL. allodialis, fr. allodium: cf. F. allodial. See {Allodium}.] (Law) Pertaining to allodium; freehold; free of rent or service; held independent of a lord paramount; opposed to {feudal}; as, allodial lands; allodial system.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allodial — Allodiāl, adj. et adv. aus dem mittlern Lat. allodialis, in den Rechten, von niemand zu Lehen rührend, freyeigen; im Gegensatze des feudal, lehnbar, lehnspflichtig. Ein allodiales Gut. Ein Gut allodial machen. Am häufigsten ist es in… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • allodial — allodial, ale (al lo di al, di a l ; au plur. al lo di ô) 1°   Adj. Terme de droit féodal. Qui est tenu en franc alleu. Bien allodial. •   Les terres que possédaient ces hommes libres étaient ce qu on appelait terres allodiales, MONTESQ. Esp. XXX …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Allodial — Al*lo di*al, a. Anything held allodially. W. Coxe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allodial — ALLODIAL, ALE. adj. Qui exprime La qualité d une terre tenue en francalleu. Terre allodiale, biens allodiaux …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • allodial — Allodial, [allodi]ale. adj. Qui est en franc alleu. Terres allodiales …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • allodial — [ə lō′dē əl] adj. of an allodium; freehold …   English World dictionary

  • allodial — al|lo|di|al 〈Adj.; früher〉 zum Allod gehörend, frei von Abgabepflichten * * * allodial,   zum Allod gehörend. * * * al|lo|di|al <Adj.> [mlat. al(l)odialis]: das Allod betreffend …   Universal-Lexikon

  • allodial — The tenure of an estate by an owner in fee simple under the state as sovereign, as opposed to feudal tenure. The dominion is absolute and direct, subject only to escheat in the event of failure of successors in ownership. Allodial tenure is… …   Ballentine's law dictionary