- a feudal tenure of land for which rent was paid in money or grain instead of by the performance of military service
- the land so held
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How to use feu in a sentence
He bounds from the earth as if his entrails were hairs; le cheval volant, the Pegasus qui a les narines de feu!Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
Sa main droite perce d'un cousteau fut brusle feu de souphre.
La coigne est ia mise la racine des arbres: parquoy tout arbre qui ne fait pas bon fruit, sera coupp & iett au feu, Mat.Printers' Marks|William Roberts
And the abb snapped both fingers and thumbs in a double-barrelled feu de joie.
General de la Motterouge had fought in the Crimea: "Peu de feu et beaucoup de bayonette" had been his maxim then.