- (law, common law) The act or process of transferring possession and ownership of an estate in land.
- (law, common law) The property or estate so transferred.
- (law, common law) The instrument or deed by which one obtains such property or estate.
enfeoff + -ment
Variant of enfeoff
Law to invest with an estate held in fee
Origin of enfeoffMiddle English enfeffen (Anglo-Fr enfeoffer) ; from Old French enfeffer: see en- and amp; fief