- to invest with a freehold estate in land.
- to give as a fief.
Origin of enfeoff
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- property law to invest (a person) with possession of a freehold estate in land
- (in feudal society) to take (someone) into vassalage by giving a fee or fief in return for certain services
Word Origin for enfeoff
C14: from Anglo-French enfeoffer; see fief
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