Enfeoff

Definition of Enfeoff

En`feoff´
v. t.1.(Law) To give a feud, or right in land, to; to invest with a fief or fee; to invest (any one) with a freehold estate by the process of feoffment.
[imp. & p. p. Enfeoffed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enfeoffing.]
2.To give in vassalage; to make subservient.
[The king] enfeoffed himself to popularity.
- Shak.

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