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Meaning of FIEF

Pronunciation:  feef

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a piece of land held under the feudal system
 

FIEF is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: feoff
 
 See Also: acres, demesne, estate, land, landed estate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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