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Definition of "allodial" [al•lo•di•al]

  • Inalienable; owned freely and clear of any encumbrances such as liens or mortgages. (adjective)
  • Anything held allodially. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "allodial" in a sentence
  • "Thomas Jefferson favored eliminating all remnants of feudalism, and pushed for allodial ownership."
  • "Eventually, Hyde works in ideas like civic republicanism vs. commercial republicanism, feudal titles vs. allodial titles, and legal privileges vs. natural rights."
  • "Refusing to register his premises and allocute his allodial title to the property that he owned, free of mortgage, he had sold the livestock to slaughter."