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Definition of the adjective allodial

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adjective

  1. [legal] inalienable; owned freely and clear of any encumbrances such as liens or mortgages.

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Google previewthe rise and progress of the english commonwealth anglo-saxon period in two parts part i

Allodial means held by freemen by hereditary right and not by feudal tenure. The Udallers of Orkney, descendants of the old Norse colonists, were examples of this tenure. Stubbs, Constit.

Google previewA Digest of the Law of Scotland (1855)

With Special Reference to the Office and Duties of a Justice of the Peace by Hugh Barclay

ALLODIAL is a tenure of land, in contradistinction to that in which there exists superiority. Such are crown lands, lands in Orkney, churches, church-yards, manses, and glebes — these lands are termed udal lands. — Bell's Princ. s. 932 ...

Google previewThe Creation of America (2000)

Through Revolution to Empire by Francis Jennings

Allodial means land held in original ownership, time out of mind, without obligation of service to any feudal overlord. "From the nature and purpose of civil institutions," Jefferson continued, "all the lands within the limits which any particular ...

Google previewLondon Review of English and Foreign Literature (1778)

by William Kenrick

Allodial is an adjective; and the word fiihjeel, or Und, or something similar, is understood. But odal or udal is a substantive; and it is only from ignorance or misapprehension that the word is u.'eJ ar. an adjective Thus, in propriety of speech, we ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Besides these feudal grants, however, which were held only on the terms of military service above mentioned, there were others called allodial, which were given upon more enlarged principles. To these every free man had a title ; and could ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1892)

by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland

Leaving out of consideration Louisiana, in which a modified Roman law prevails, the result may be summarised as follows : Tenure is abolished and all land made allodial in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, Ohio, Neiv York, Virginia, West ...

Google previewLondon encyclopaedia; or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature and practical mechanics (1829)

comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge by Thomas Tegg

Besides these feudal grants, however, which were held only on the terms of military service above mentioned, there were others called allodial, which were given upon more enlarged principles. To these every free man had a title ; and could ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

but-1 allodial proprietors had scarce any means of defending themselves. The reason of this was, in the first place, that the law did not allow them to commit any hostilities; and in the next, they were too distant and ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica, or, A Dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1810)

by James Millar

Feodat allodial proprietors had scarce any means of defending System, themselves. The reason of this was, in the first place, " that the law did not allow the m to commit any hostilelities ; and in the next, they were too distant and unconnected ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

AK- were others called allodial, which were given dial proprietors therefore havir-e no pret-4*— «n7TM:» .

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1D2I1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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