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Definition of Feudal

Feudal

  1. Of or pertaining to feuds, fiefs, or feels; as, feudal rights or services; feudal tenures.
  2. Consisting of, or founded upon, feuds or fiefs; embracing tenures by military services; as, the feudal system.

Feudal Quotations

Feudal societies don't create great cinema; we have great theatre. The egalitarian societies create great cinema. The Americans, the French. Because equality is sort of what the cinema deals with. It deals with stories which don't fall into 'Everybody in their place and who's who,' and all that. But the theatre's full of that.
Brian Cox

The purposeful restriction of knowledge has been at the heart of untold misery and hardship in this world. Serfs were kept illiterate so as to not jeopardize the feudal system. Slaves were kept in the dark on a variety of subjects so as to not provide them the possibility of escape.
Niger Innis

The feudal concept of self-preservation is poisoned at the core by the virulent assumption of master and man, of potentate and slave, of external and internal suppression of the life urge of the only one - of its faith in human sacrifice as a means of salvation.
Louis Sullivan

Thus the castle of each feudal chieftain became a school of chivalry, into which any noble youth, whose parents were from poverty unable to educate him to the art of war, was readily received.
Horatio Alger

There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Feudal Translations

feudal in Afrikaans is feodaal
feudal in Dutch is feodaal
feudal in German is feudale
feudal in Spanish is feudal
feudal in Swedish is feodal-
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