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fee,

in property law: see propertyproperty,
rights to the enjoyment of things of economic value, whether the enjoyment is exclusive or shared, present or prospective. The rightful possession of such rights is called ownership.
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; tenuretenure,
in law, manner in which property in land is held. The nature of tenure has long been of great importance, both in law and in the broader economic and political context.
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fee

Remuneration for professional work.

fee

1. Property law
a. an interest in land capable of being inherited
b. the land held in fee
2. (in feudal Europe) the land granted by a lord to his vassal
3. in fee
a. Law (of land) in absolute ownership
b. Archaic in complete subjection
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I paced up and down the room, humming a tune under my breath to keep up my spirits and feeling that I was thoroughly earning my fifty-guinea fee.
I thought of my fifty-guinea fee, of my wearisome journey, and of the unpleasant night which seemed to be before me.
Only the learned doctor was happy, for he had his fee.
I ask you to accept the post of private physician to this household for the space of one--it may be two months, and I offer you also, as an honorarium, the fee of one thousand guineas.
The smallest fee he would deign to notice was a hundred thousand dollars.
He long had heard of the power of Bukawai, and feared lest, should he succeed in recovering Momaya's lost child, much of the tribal patronage and consequent fees would be diverted to the unclean one.
Look here; not an opinion given yet, on any one of these cases; and an expedition fee paid with all of 'em.
Damn the fees,” said Billy, again laughing—” does the fellow think he’s the best wrestler in the county, though?
It was some time before he could be made to comprehend certain of the most important items of the bill, such as pilotage, anchorage, and custom-house fees; but when he discovered that maritime states in other countries derived large revenues in this manner, to the great cost of the merchant, "Well," cried he, "then I will have harbor fees also.
But it is more strange, that judges should have noted favorites; which cannot but cause multiplication of fees, and suspicion of by-ways.
One would rather write masterpieces of literature no doubt -- but meanwhile board and tuition fees have to be paid.
And there was the clerk's preliminary look at the bridegroom--which meant official fees.