As nouns the difference between feud and leud
is that feud
is a state of long-standing mutual hostility or feud
can be an estate granted to a vassal by a feudal lord in exchange for service while leud
is a vassal or tenant in the early middle ages.
As a verb feud
is to carry on a feud.
From (etyl) fede, feide, , ultimately from the same Germanic source. Related to (l), (l).
* fede (obsolete)
A state of long-standing mutual hostility.
(professional wrestling slang) A staged rivalry between wrestlers.
(obsolete) A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race.
- ''You couldn't call it a feud exactly, but there had always been a chill between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
To carry on a feud.
- ''The two men began to feud after one of them got a job promotion and the other thought he was more qualified.
From (etyl), from (etyl) feodum.
An estate granted to a vassal by a feudal lord in exchange for service
a vassal or tenant in the early Middle Ages