Crossword Genius

In feudal society as well (4)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

also

'as well' is the definition.
(synonyms)

'in feudal society' is the wordplay.
'in' indicates a hidden word.
'ALSO' can be found hidden inside 'feudal society'.

(Other definitions for also that I've seen before include "Item" , "in accompaniment" , "on top" , "To boot" , "Old" .)

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