En*feoff" Enfeoffing.] [Pref. en- + feoff, fief: cf. LL. infeofare, OF. enfeffer, enfeofer.]

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.

Mozley & W.

2.

To give in vassalage; to make subservient.

[Obs.]

[The king] enfeoffed himself to popularity. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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