Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Feu
    Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A hearth; a fee; a Scotch tenure held by payment of rent in produce or money.

  • Feu
    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. A holding or tenure where the vassal, in place of military servIce, makes his return in grain or money. Distinguished from "wardholding," which is the mllitary tenure of the country. Bell.
    —Feu annuals. The reddendo, or annual return from the vassal to a superior in a feu holding.
    —-Feu holding. A holding by tenure of rendering grain or money in place of military service. Bell.
    —Feuar. The tenant of a feu; 1 feu-vassal. Bell.