Associations to the word «Fief»

Wiktionary

FIEF, noun. An estate held of a superior on condition of military service.
FIEF, noun. Something over which one has rights or exercises control.
FIEF, noun. (metaphor) An area of dominion, especially in a corporate or governmental bureaucracy.

Dictionary definition

FIEF, noun. A piece of land held under the feudal system.

Wise words

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