Definitions for "feudal"
Of or pertaining to feuds, fiefs, or fees; as, feudal rights or services; feudal tenures.
Consisting of, or founded upon, feuds or fiefs; embracing tenures by military services; as, the feudal system.
Used in terms of feudalism: Definition from a. A political and economic system of Europe from the 9th to about the 15th century, based on the holding of all land in fief or fee and the resulting relation of lord to vassal and characterized by homage, legal and military service of tenants, and forfeiture. b. A political, economic, or social order resembling this medieval system.
A term used in both a technical and a general sense. Technically, it refers to one of the major stages of Marxist history (primitive communist, slave, feudal, capitalist, socialist), in China spanning from the 5th century B.C. to the mid-nineteenth century A.D.--over two thousand years. More generally, it refers to a social system or outlook that is backward, oppressive and exploitive. Most Western scholars are uncomfortable with the technical use of the term feudal, since it applies to such a vast span of Chinese history, including many centuries when China was highly bureaucratized.
Keywords:  hasbro, avalon, wargame, chess, castle
Feudal was a chess-like board wargame originally published by 3 M in 1967. It was kept in print by Avalon Hill after they purchased 3M's game division, until Avalon Hill was in turn bought by Hasbro. The object of the game is to either occupy one's opponent's castle or to capture all of one's opponent's royalty.
A form of legal title applicable only in Scotland.
Keywords:  characteristic, relating
of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism
Refers to the ownership of both a property and the land it stands on.