Definition of Feoff

1. Noun. A piece of land held under the feudal system.

Exact synonyms: Fief
Generic synonyms: Acres, Demesne, Estate, Land, Landed Estate
Derivative terms: Fiefdom



Definition of Feoff

1. v. t. To invest with a fee or feud; to give or grant a corporeal hereditament to; to enfeoff.

2. n. A fief. See Fief.

Definition of Feoff

1. Noun. (legal) A fief. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feoff

1. to grant a fief to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feoff

fenugreek
fenugreek seed
fenugreeks
fenuron
fenurons
fenvalerate
fenya
feod
feodal
feodalities
feodality
feodaries
feodary
feodatory
feods
feoff (current term)
feoffed
feoffee
feoffees
feoffer
feoffers
feoffing
feoffment
feoffments
feoffor
feoffors
feoffs
feorm-fultum
feormfultum
feprazone

Literary usage of Feoff

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1. A Short History of English Law from the Earliest Times to the End of the by Edward Jenks (1912)
"... shall hold the same lands or tenements of the same chief lord of the fee, and by the same services and customs as his feoff or held them before. ..."

2. A Short History of English Law: From the Earliest Times to the End of the by Edward Jenks (1912)
"... shall hold the same lands or tenements of the same chief lord of the fee, and by the same services and customs as his feoff or held them before. ..."

3. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"... title to the tenancy by the curtesy was extinguished by feoff- CH. 130. ment. ///•/. 3. . § 9. In this case it was held, that the husband may be ten- ..."

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