Vavasour definition

(historical) A subvassal; someone holding their lands from a vassal of the crown rather than from the crown directly.
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Noun

Singular:
vavasour
Plural:
vavasours

Origin of vavasour

  • From Old French vavasour, from Medieval Latin vavassor, perhaps from vassus vassorum (“vassal of vassals”).

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