- an estate of inheritance in land, either absolute and without limitation to any particular class of heirs(fee simple) or limited to a particular class of heirs (fee tail).
- an inheritable estate in land held of a feudal lord on condition of the performing of certain services.
- a territory held in fee.
verb (used with object), feed, fee·ing.
Origin of fee
Related formsfee·less, adjectiveo·ver·fee, nounsu·per·fee, noun
Examples from the Web for feeing
And, at last, what with bribery and feeing and pushing, a day was fixed for the final adjustment of my claim.Devereux, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When we borrowed the feeing fashion from Europe a dozen years ago, the salary system ought to have been discontinued, of course.A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
But the annoyance of this continuous habit of feeing makes life a burden.As Seen By Me|Lilian Bell
But he had to pay in bribing the police and feeing the police lawyer the sum of 565.
Each of us insisted upon paying the bill and feeing the waiter.Beatrice Leigh at College|Julia Augusta Schwartz
British Dictionary definitions for feeing
- law (of land) in absolute ownership
- archaic in complete subjection