- (in medieval Europe) a lord's act of granting a fief to his man
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Examples from the Web for feoffment
The tenant is of age sufficient to alienate his estate by feoffment at the age of fifteen.Legal Lore
A tenant can alienate his lands by feoffment at fifteen years of age.
If a tenant in tail after a possibility make a feoffment of his land, he in reversion may enter for the forfeiture.The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves
Unless he relies on long continued user, he must rely upon grant or feoffment.
It may be thought that custom, and express conditions of feoffment, must have acted against disruption.