Sub*in`feu*da"tion (?), n. Law (a)

The granting of lands by inferior lords to their dependents, to be held by themselves by feudal tenure.

Craig. (b)

Subordinate tenancy; undertenancy.

The widow is immediate tenant to the heir, by a kind of subinfeudation, or undertenancy. Blackstone.

 

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