Enfeoff meaning

ĕn-fēf, -fĕf
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To invest with a feudal estate or fee.
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(law) To invest with an estate held in fee.
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To put (a person) in legal possession of a freehold interest; to transfer a fief to.
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Origin of enfeoff

  • Middle English enfeffen from Anglo-Norman enfeoffer Old French en- causative pref. en–1 Old French fief fief fee

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • en- +‎ feoff

    From Wiktionary