Feeing
Fee Fee (f[=e]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feed} (f[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Feeing}.] To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe. [1913 Webster]

The patient . . . fees the doctor. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

There's not a one of them but in his house I keep a servant feed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fee — (f[=e]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feed} (f[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Feeing}.] To reward for services performed, or to be performed; to recompense; to hire or keep in hire; hence, to bribe. [1913 Webster] The patient . . . fees the doctor. Dryden.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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