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1) vavasor. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A feudal tenant who ranked directly below a baron or peer. Middle English vavasour, from Old French, from Medieval Latin vavassor, possibly contraction of vassus...

2) 779. Possessor. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...landlord, landlady; lord -of the manor, - paramount; heritor [Scots law], laird [Scot.], vavasor or vavasour [feud. law]; landed gentry, mesne lord; planter. BENEFICIARY,...

3) 875. Nobility. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...sheikh, emir, shereef or sherif, pasha, sahib; palsgrave [Ger. hist.], waldgrave, margrave; vavasor [feudal law]. empress, queen, princess, duchess, marchioness,...

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