Feu
Feu Feu (f[=u]), n. [See 2d {Feud}, and {Fee}.] (Scots Law) A free and gratuitous right to lands made to one for service to be performed by him; a tenure where the vassal, in place of military services, makes a return in grain or in money. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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  • feu — 1. (feu) s. m. 1°   Développement de chaleur et de lumière. 2°   Calorique. 3°   Chez les anciens, un des quatre éléments. 4°   Objet de culte. 5°   Feu central du globe. 6°   Incendie ; embrasement. 7°   Toute matière combustible allumée.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • feu — Feu, m. Ignis, Aucuns le veulent escrire par oe diphthongue, foeu, comme venant de Focus, Il vient de {{t=g}}phôs,{{/t}} mot Grec qui signifie lumiere, et en vulgaire Grec, Feu. Prendre les oiseaux de riviere par nuict au feu, c est à dire, avec… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • feu — feu·ar; feu; feu·dal·ism; feu·dal·ist; feu·dal·is·tic; feu·dal·i·ty; feu·dal·iza·tion; feu·dal·ize; feu·dal·ly; feu·da·to·ri·al; feu·dum; feu·er·bach·i·an; in·feu·da·tion; sub·in·feu·date; feu·dal; feu·da·tary; feu·da·to·ry; sub·feu; …   English syllables

  • Feu — was previously the most common form of land tenure in Scotland, as conveyancing in Scots law was dominated by feudalism until the Scottish Parliament passed the Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000. [Section 1: The feudal system of …   Wikipedia

  • feu — In Scotland, a manner of ownership. A feu interest in land gives the owner (feuar) an equivalent of a freehold title subject to payment of any annual feu duties and compliance with title conditions. Related links feudal superior dominium plenum …   Law dictionary

  • FEU — steht als Abkürzung für: Federación Estudiantil Universitaria, die Föderation kubanischer Universitätsstudenten den ehemaligen Landkreis Feuchtwangen in Bayern, z. B. im Kfz Kennzeichen Forty foot Equivalent Unit, siehe ISO Container Federation… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • feu — [fyo͞o] n. 〚Scot for FEE〛 Scot. Law 1. Historical a right to hold land for which the holder must pay in grain or money rather than in military service 2. a right to use land in perpetuity for a fixed annual payment 3 …   Universalium

  • FEU — UK US noun [C] MEASURES, TRANSPORT ► ABBREVIATION for forty foot equivalent unit: a unit for measuring goods transported on ships in containers (= very large metal boxes). One FEU is equal to 25 metric tons or 72 cubic metres …   Financial and business terms

  • feu — [fyo͞o] n. [Scot for FEE] Scot. Law 1. Historical a right to hold land for which the holder must pay in grain or money rather than in military service 2. a right to use land in perpetuity for a fixed annual payment 3. the land so held or used vt …   English World dictionary

  • Feu ! — ● Feu ! commandement marquant le début d un tir …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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