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ENFEOFFMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does enfeoffment mean? 

ENFEOFFMENT (noun)
  The noun ENFEOFFMENT has 1 sense:

1. under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service

  Familiarity information: ENFEOFFMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENFEOFFMENT (noun)


Sense 1enfeoffment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("enfeoffment" is a kind of...):

deed; deed of conveyance; title (a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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