Definition of Enfeoffing

1. Verb. (present participle of enfeoff) ¹



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Definition of Enfeoffing

1. enfeoff [v] - See also: enfeoff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfeoffing

enfastens
enfeeble
enfeebled
enfeeblement
enfeeblements
enfeebler
enfeeblers
enfeebles
enfeebling
enfeeblished
enfelon
enfeloned
enfelons
enfeoff
enfeoffed
enfeoffing (current term)
enfeoffment
enfeoffments
enfeoffs
enfermedad mental
enfested
enfetter
enfettered
enfettering
enfetters
enfever
enfevered
enfevering
enfevers
enfierce

Literary usage of Enfeoffing

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1. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"... or the like, he may be able to effect this [P.] by enfeoffing X in order that he may be re-enfeoffed. But there are obvious objections to this practice. ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1823)
"Various modes of preventing the descent were practised. One was enfeoffing the heir in the ancestor's life-time ; and another was ..."

3. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"Various modes of preventing the descent were practised. One was enfeoffing the heir in the ancestor's life-time; and another was ..."

4. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1893)
"The enfeoffing deed was the ultimate foundation of the vassal's rights, and was necessarily a priceless possession. There are many tales of faithful ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1904)
"The heirs were not disabled from enfeoffing an American citizen. They might have entered, and have executed a conveyance for the land. ..."

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