Origin of fief
Words nearby fief
How to use fief in a sentence
If your daughter insists upon refusing to select from among my men, and marries Eucher, the fief reverts to me.
"No fief can remain in the possession of a woman," was the sententious utterance of the bailiff.
This serf, who belonged to the abbey of St. Vincent, a fief of the bishopric, was named Thiegaud.
This is a fief, of which a like succession of proprietors would render nobility difficult to support.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
At Vaucouleurs she was heard to say that the Dauphin held the kingdom in fief (en commende).The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France