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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enfeoff.

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Examples

  • Though not of the weak lot which is enfeoffed to popularity, she liked to be regarded kindly, and would rather win a smile than exact a courtesy.

    Mary Anerley

  • Wudi moved to stem the growth of class polarization, to reduce the powers of enfeoffed princes, and to centralize authority.

    201 B.C.E

  • This voice comes from the coal and tin mines, from the factories and the sugar mills, from the enfeoffed land, where the heirs of

    MASS MEETING IN PLAZA CIVICA

  • The lands were enfeoffed to the Baron de Tourneville, whose ancient castle stood on a hill just above the town.

    The High Crusade

  • [Commandery], Sun Ch'ung, were all enfeoffed as full marquises because they had informed on the

    The History of the Former Han Dynasty

  • [The latter] was enfeoffed as Marquis of Ch'ang-p'ing.

    The History of the Former Han Dynasty

  • Ting Man and Chao Ch'inb were enfeoffed on June 19 and 22, respectively (18: 24b, 22b).

    The History of the Former Han Dynasty

  • Fu Yen had been enfeoffed on May 3, four days before Emperor Ai came to the throne;

    The History of the Former Han Dynasty

  • Albemarle Send Greeting Know ye that I the sd Sr William Berkeley for and in consideration of ye Sum of one hundred pounds sterling to me in hand already paid or secured to be paid, have bargained, sold, agreed, alienated, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents Do fully, clearly and absolutely bargain, sell, alienate enfoeffe and confirm unto

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 5, May, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • The king enfeoffed Siegfried with lands and castles, as in his youth his father had enfeoffed him, and to his sword-fellows he gave with full hand, that it rejoiced them to be come into that country.

    The Fall of the Niebelungs

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