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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
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Put in possession of land in exchange for a pledge of service, in feudal society
Verbs of buying, selling, owning
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)
Somebody ----s somebody with something
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