feoffee

[ fef-ee, fee-fee ]
/ ˈfɛf i, fiˈfi /

noun

a person invested with a fief.

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Origin of feoffee

1275–1325; Middle English feoffe<Anglo-French, past participle of feoffer to feoff; see -ee

OTHER WORDS FROM feoffee

feoff·ee·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for feoffee

feoffee
/ (fɛˈfiː, fiːˈfiː) /

noun

(in feudal society) a vassal granted a fief by his lord
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