leenverhef

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: leen ‎(fief) +‎ verhef ‎(lifting) (from verheffen 'to lift up', from ver- + heffen 'to heave' [cognate])

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: leen‧ver‧hef

Noun[edit]

leenverhef n ‎(plural leenverheffen)

  1. The transmission of a (notably hereditary) fief, usually subject to payment of a relief sum

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