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Correct spelling for the English word "fief" is [f_ˈiː_f], [fˈiːf], [fˈiːf]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of FIEF

  1. f[=e]f, n. land held of a superior in fee or on condition of military service: a feud. [Fr.,--Low L. feudum.]

Common Misspellings for FIEF

Below is the list of 233 misspellings for the word "fief".

Usage Examples for FIEF

  1. It was granted in fief to two brothers Von Leo, who turned it into a robbers' nest, so that the neighbourhood rose in arms in 1210 and stormed it. - "Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe" by Sabine Baring-Gould
  2. In the days of his health, as alike when he fell on death, Sichelm had appointed Lot to succeed him in his realm and fief. - "Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut" by Wace
  3. The earls, on the other hand, who belonged to the old tribal aristocracy, held their land in fief, and were, in a limited sense, proprietors, though their sons could not, by any absolute right, claim to inherit them. - "The Story of Norway" by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  4. The profit arising from punishments, which were then chiefly pecuniary, was another reason for his desiring to retain the judicial power; and when his fief became hereditary, this authority, which was essential to it, was also transmitted to his posterity. - "The History of England, Volume I" by David Hume
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