Definition of Feoffee

1. n. The person to whom a feoffment is made; the person enfeoffed.



Definition of Feoffee

1. Noun. A vassal holding a fief. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feoffee

1. one to whom a fief is granted [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feoffee

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

Literary usage of Feoffee

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1. Reports of Some Cases Adjudged in the Courts of the Lord Chancellor, Master by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Charles Purton Cooper (1841)
"It was moved that if my feoffee in trust, &c. enfeoffed feoffee in trust another, who knew well that the ..."

2. American Law and Procedure by James Parker Hall, James De Witt Andrews (1910)
"Supposing however, that the feoffee attempts to exercise his legal right by alienating or charging the lands, he would, at the time we are now speaking of, ..."

3. The Law of Tenures, Including the Theory and Practice of Copyholds by Sir Geoffrey Gilbert, Charles Watkins, Robert Studley Vidal (1824)
"If he took upon himself to alien without a licence, when he must have known that a licence was necessary, it was certainly unreasonable to make the feoffee ..."

4. The Commentaries, Or Reports of Edmund Plowden: ... Containing Divers Cases by Edmund Plowden (1816)
"... aud warrants the Land to the whom the feoffee or his Heirs shall assign the ... for if such feoffee and to his Heirs and Assigns, there the Assignee is ..."

5. 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 (1809)
"... another in fee, the feoffee droiture! ... that the feoffee of tenant in taile hath no ... feoffee ..."

6. Estates, Future Interests, and Illegal Conditions and Restraints in Illinois by Albert Martin Kales (1920)
"At first the heir of the surviving feoffee to uses was not bound by the use. Later the chancery enforced the use against him. This occurred as early as the ..."

7. Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws of England by John Henry Thomas, Sir Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Edward Coke, Matthew Hale (1836)
"Here Littleton proveth, that the feoffee of tenant in tail hath no 331 a. rightful estate, having ┬╗respect to two persons; the one is, to the J! ..."

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