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 Feudal System (The).Feuilleton [feu-y-ton]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Feuillants.
 
A reformed Cistercian order instituted by Jean de la Barrière in 1586. So called from the convent of Feuillans, in Languedoc, where they were established in 1577.   1
   The club of the Feuillants, in the French Revolution, composed of moderate Jacobins. So called because the convent of the Feuillants, near the Tuileries, was their original club-room (1791–2).   2
 


 Feudal System (The).Feuilleton [feu-y-ton]. 

 
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