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1) alod. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...alod, (aŽlod) (KEY) . In feudal tenure, lands held without obligation to any suzerain (overlord) were termed held in alod. Alodial lands existed in England and on...

2) 748. Freedom. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...non-interference [See Hindrance]; Monroe Doctrine [U. S.]. FREE LAND, freehold; alod or allod, alodium or allodium; frankalmoign or frankalmoigne [Eng. law], tenure...

3) tenure, in law. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of the word originates from its sense in feudalism; so used, tenure is the antithesis of alod, absolute ownership without obligation to others. 2The modern Anglo-American...

4) feudalism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...system, it must be considered as distinct from it. Although some men held their land in alod, without obligation to any person, they were exceptions to the rule in...

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