Definition of Enfeoffment

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

Generic synonyms: Deed, Deed Of Conveyance, Title
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Enfeoff



Definition of Enfeoffment

1. n. The act of enfeoffing.

Definition of Enfeoffment

1. Noun. At common law, the act or process of transferring possession and ownership of an estate in land. ¹

2. Noun. The property or estate so transferred. ¹

3. Noun. The instrument or deed by which one obtains such property or estate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enfeoffment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfeoffment

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

Literary usage of Enfeoffment

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1. The History of the County of Mayo to the Close of the Sixteenth Century by Hubert Thomas Knox (1908)
"CHAPTER XL enfeoffment AND COLONISATION. THE partition of Connaught has been dealt with in articles in volumes xxxi., xxxii., xxxiii. of the Journal of the ..."

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