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King James Dictionary
FED'ERAL, a. from L. faedus, a league, allied perhaps to Eng. wed. L. vas, vadis, vador, vadimonium. See Heb. to pledge.
1. Pertaining to a league or contract derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, particularly between nations.
The Romans, contrary to federal right, compelled them to part with Sardinia.
2. Consisting in a compact between parties, particularly and chiefly between states or nations founded on alliance by contract or mutual agreement as a federal government, such as that of the United States.
3. Friendly to the constitution of the United States. See the Noun.
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