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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a piece of land held under the feudal system;
[syn: fief, feoff]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fief \Fief\, n. [F. fief; of German origin, and the same word as E. fee. See Fee, and cf. Feud, a tief.] (Law) An estate held of a superior on condition of military service; a fee; a feud. See under Benefice, n., 2. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "fief": copyhold, equitable estate, estate at sufferance, estate for life, estate for years, estate in expectancy, estate in fee, estate in possession, estate tail, fee, fee simple, fee tail, feod, feodum, feud, feudal estate, lease, leasehold, legal estate, paramount estate, particular estate, remainder, reversion, vested estate




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