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feu

noun
variants: or few \ˈfyü\

Definition of feu

plural -s
1 Scots law : a feudal benefice : fee
2 Scots law
a : a tenure where the vassal in place of military services makes a return in grain or in money — compare blanch, wardholding
b : a grant of land to be so held
c : a perpetual lease for a fixed rent — compare emphyteusis
3 Scots law : a piece of land held under one of these tenures

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Origin and Etymology of feu

Middle English (Scots dialect) feu, from Middle French fé, fié, fief, fieu


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feu

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of feu

feued; feued; feuing; feus
Scots law
: to grant (land) upon feu

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