verb (used without object)
- feu de joie,
- feuchtwanger, lion,
- feudal system,
Origin of feud1
Origin of feud2
Examples from the Web for feud
Years later, Scott would apologize for his role in the feud.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Either way, the FSA-ISIS feud got worse after the McCain visit with the Northern Storm, which ISIS viewed as a heretical act.Obama Administration and Sotloff Family Battle Over Blame for Journalist’s Kidnapping|Josh Rogin|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I'll give you $10,000, and you provide me with a platform to continue my feud, he implies.
So the feud between Paul and Cheney—and John McCain and others—is really a feud between the base and the elites.
The latest victims of that feud include a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl.What’s More Obscene Than Rihanna’s Boobs? Instagram’s Kids With Guns|Michael Daly|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The surviving brother, Dag, swears oaths of reconciliation to Helgi, but remembers the feud.The Edda, Vol. 2|Winifred Faraday
But all these attempts to close the feud between the king and his orthodox subjects were vain.Theodoric the Goth|Thomas Hodgkin
The Syndicate learned to cherish this feud as a valuable possession.A Dozen Ways Of Love|Lily Dougall
The two men had met there to fight, and the cause of their feud was—Love!Erling the Bold|R.M. Ballantyne
Fighting was their glory, and no one cared to enter upon a feud with any one of them.The Man From Glengarry|Ralph Connor
Word Origin for feud
Word Origin for feud
c.1300, fede "enmity, hatred, hostility," northern English and Scottish; perhaps from an unrecorded Old English word or else from Old French fede, from Old High German fehida "contention, quarrel, feud," from Proto-Germanic *faihitha noun of state from adj. *faiho- (cf. Old English fæhð "enmity," fah "hostile;" German Fehde "feud;" Old Frisian feithe "enmity;" see foe). Sense of "vendetta" is early 15c. Alteration of spelling in 16c. is unexplained.
1670s, from feud (n.). Related: Feuded; feuding.