Definition of Fehme
1. fehm [n] - See also: fehm
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Literary usage of Fehme
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The organization of the fehme was elaborate. The head of each centre of ... these swore to support the fehme with all their powers, to guard its secrets, ..."
2. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"The " fehme " was an association of citizens, nobles, and even peasants, who formed themselves into a vigilance committee under the lead of a " Free Count" ..."
3. The Opera Goers' Complete Guide: Comprising Two Hundred and Twenty-nine by Leo Leop Melitz, Richard Salinger (1913)
"The judges of the fehme assemble and condemn Adelheid to death. Scene 2: Sleeping apartment in the castle of Adelheid. Adelheid has this whole scene alone. ..."