In`feu*da"tion (?), n. [LL. infeudatio, fr. infeudare to enfeoff: cf. F. inf'eodation. See Feud a fief.]

1. Law

The act of putting one in possession of an estate in fee.

Sir M. Hale.

2.

The granting of tithes to laymen.

Blackstone.

 

© Webster 1913.

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