Definition of Feuds
1. Noun. (plural of feud) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Feuds
1. feud [v] - See also: feud
Lexicographical Neighbors of Feuds
Literary usage of Feuds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"Proper and improper feuds.—But this at the same time demolished the ancient simplicity of feuds; and an inroad being once ..."
2. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins (1835)
"Such feuds are termed improper feuds, as are sold or bartered for any immediate or contracted equivalent; or are granted free of ..."
3. A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property by William Cruise, Henry Hopley White (1835)
"Although feuds were not originally hereditary in those countries where the feudal law was first established, yet we find that feuds were from the beginning ..."
4. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1794)
"... with the following Attempt to compl'.te Mr. Hargrove's Annotation on feuds, at the beginning oí the Second Book. In doing this, he will endeavour, ..."
5. Blackstone Economized: Being a Compendium of the Laws of England to the by William Blackstone, David Mitchell Aird (1873)
"Explain the Nature and Doctrine of feuds. The constitution of feuds had its origin from the military policy of the Northern or Celtic nations, the Goths, ..."
6. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1877)
"To these strifes and factions must be added the never-ending feuds between rival families, in which the hapless citizens became embroiled. ..."
7. The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New by Roger Bigelow Merriman (1918)
"The nobles moreover were continually fighting among themselves; and the deadly feuds, sometimes prolonged for centuries, between the different aristocratic ..."