- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. feudal, knightly, courtly; antiquated, old-fashioned, outdated, quaint. See oldness.II(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. pertaining to the Middle Ages, feudal, antiquated, ancient; see old 3 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.of the Middle Ages, of the Dark Ages, Gothic, feudal, archaic.ANT.: modernWORD FIND• catapult: mangonel, trebuchet• chemistry: alchemy• duty and loyalty owed to lord by vassal: fealty• garden, villager’s: croft• land grant made by lord in exchange for services: fief• land unit of eighteen to thirty-two acres supporting peasant: virgate• lord’s tenant pledging military service: vassal• manager of lord’s manor: bailiff• musical instrument: lute, lyre, rebec• peasant: serf, villein• political and social system: feudalism• singer: minstrel, troubador• sport: tilting, jousting• tax paid to a lord: tallage• town, village: bourg• tunic: gipon, jupon• yard: toftsee castle
English dictionary for students. 2013.