Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Feud; hate.

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Examples

  • OF. fede, feide, faide the phrase fede mortel = ‘deadly feud' is recorded from 13th c., ad.

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  • In 14–15th c. the word occurs only in Sc. writers, the form being always fede, feide, or something phonetically equivalent.

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  • The ordinary statement that the change of form was due to the influence of feud n.2 is obviously incorrect; feud n.2 is not recorded in our material until half a century after the appearance of the forms foode, fewd, and would not account for them even if it were proved to have existed earlier; moreover, even in the 17th c. it was merely a rare technical word used by writers on the ‘feudal system', and its sense is too remote from that of the northern feide for the assumed influence to have operated.

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  • / AAISpecs / SAML-2. 0 / saml-schema-metadata-2. 0.xsd "xmlns: del =" urn: no. feide.rnd: delegated-metadata "

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