subinfeudate

[ suhb-in-fyoo-deyt ]
/ ˌsʌb ɪnˈfyu deɪt /

verb (used with or without object), sub·in·feu·dat·ed, sub·in·feu·dat·ing.

to grant subinfeudation (to).

Nearby words

  1. subilium,
  2. subimago,
  3. subincision,
  4. subindex,
  5. subinfection,
  6. subinfeudation,
  7. subinfeudatory,
  8. subinfluent,
  9. subinterval,
  10. subinvolution

Often sub·in·feud.

Origin of subinfeudate

First recorded in 1830–40; back formation from subinfeudation

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British Dictionary definitions for subinfeudate

subinfeudate

/ (ˌsʌbɪnˈfjuːdeɪt) /

verb

to grant (lands) by subinfeudation
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