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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Arriere \Ar*riere"\, n. [F. arri[`e]re. See Arrear.] "That which is behind"; the rear; -- chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate. [1913 Webster] Arriere fee, Arriere fief, a fee or fief dependent on a superior fee, or a fee held of a feudatory. Arriere vassal, the vassal of a vassal. [1913 Webster]