Uck`e*wal"list(?), prop. n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect of rigid Anabaptists, which originated in 1637, and whose tenets were essentially the same as those of the Mennonists. In addition, however, they held that Judas and the murderers of Christ were saved. So called from the founder of the sect, Ucke Wallis, a native of Friesland. Eadie.
U"dal("dl), n. & a.
U"dal*man, etc. [Icel. al allodium, an hereditary estate; akin to Sw. odal allodial, Dan. odel.] Vars. of Odal, etc.; property held by udal, or allodial, right -- Obs. exc. in Shetland and the Orkney Islands, where udal designates a freehold, land held in fee simple without any charter and free of any feudal character.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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