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feud
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Definition
a bitter, long-standing fight between two parties; or describing such a fight
  • I was powerful glad to get away from the feuds,
    Chapter 18 (99% in)
feuds = bitter, long-standing fights
  • Why, nothing—only it's on account of the feud.
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • feud = a bitter, long-standing fight
  • What's a feud?
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • feud = a bitter, long-standing fight
  • Don't you know what a feud is?
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • feud = a bitter, long-standing fight
  • "Well," says Buck, "a feud is this way: A man has a quarrel with another man, and kills him; then that other man's brother kills HIM; then the other brothers, on both sides, goes for one another; then the COUSINS chip in—and by and by everybody's killed off,"
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • feud = a bitter, long-standing fight
  • —and by and by everybody's killed off, and there ain't no more feud.
    Chapter 18 (28% in)
  • feud = a bitter, long-standing fight
  • I'd see him standing my watch on top of his'n, 'stead of calling me, so I could go on sleeping; and see him how glad he was when I come back out of the fog; and when I come to him again in the swamp, up there where the feud was; and such-like times;
    Chapter 31 (55% in)
feud = a bitter, long-standing fight
There are no more uses of "feud" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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