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feu

/fjuː/
noun
1.
(Scot, legal history)
  1. a feudal tenure of land for which rent was paid in money or grain instead of by the performance of military service
  2. the land so held
2.
(Scots law) a right to the use of land in return for a fixed annual payment (feu duty)
Word Origin
C15: from Old French; see fee
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