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ENFEOFF

 Dictionary entry overview: What does enfeoff mean? 

ENFEOFF (verb)
  The verb ENFEOFF has 1 sense:

1. put in possession of land in exchange for a pledge of service, in feudal society

  Familiarity information: ENFEOFF used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENFEOFF (verb)


Sense 1enfeoff [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put in possession of land in exchange for a pledge of service, in feudal society

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

He enfeoffed his son-in-law with a large estate in Scotland

Hypernyms (to "enfeoff" is one way to...):

give (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody with something


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