- 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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Example sentences from the Web for feu
Double, double, puis redouble, Le feu chante au chaudron trouble.Major Prophets of To-Day|Edwin E. Slosson
This was followed by the discharge of a feu de joie from the whole line, and a flourish of drums and trumpets.Horse-Shoe Robinson|John Pendleton Kennedy
At any rate, the Glasgow Bailies when next they are disposed to "feu," should think of the "Many" instead.
The workers gather up what is left of the peeled stalks, and pile them upon the fire which blazes again into a feu de joie.Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy|Percy Allen
Booking is a conveyance peculiar to the borough of Paisley, but does not differ essentially from feu.