Origin of feoffEarly Middle English feoffen from Anglo-French feoffer from Old French fieuffer, fieffer from fieu, fief: see fee
var. of fief
- (law) A fief.
(third-person singular simple present feoffs, present participle feoffing, simple past and past participle feoffed)
- (law) To invest with a fee or feud; to give or grant a corporeal hereditament to; to enfeoff.