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noun
verb (used with object), feed, fee·ing.
to give a fee to.
Chiefly Scot. to hire; employ.
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Origin of fee

1250–1300; Middle English <Anglo-French; Old French fie, variant of fieffief. See feudal

OTHER WORDS FROM fee

feeless, adjectiveo·ver·fee, nounsu·per·fee, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fee

fee
/ (fiː) /

noun
verb fees, feeing or feed
rare to give a fee to
mainly Scot to hire for a fee

Derived forms of fee

feeless, adjective

Word Origin for fee

C14: from Old French fie, of Germanic origin; see fief
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