from The Century Dictionary.
- To invest with a fee or feud; give or grant a fee to; enfeoff.
- To endow.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb (Law) To invest with a fee or feud; to give or grant a corporeal hereditament to; to enfeoff.
- noun (Law) A fief. See
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- noun law A
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- noun a piece of land held under the feudal system
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Apostle of Allah (upon whom be peace!) gave in feoff
"I am instructed that Eleusis is in vassalage to Athens now; a feoff of the King's heir, whom, I take it, I have the honor to speak with."
Lord of the town and province, a feoff of the Mexican Emperor Montezuma
Anas and from Rabíat, who heard from a number of the learned, that the Apostle of Allah (upon whom be peace!) gave in feoff
Springy of the justly curl about that he lapidarian it laudably and that you feoff to get tillable on sin and showily a rube in the monarch is unsubtle.
Remainder contingent is dellroyed by feoff - ment and hne, -- 630
To mock and \cir and feoff At holy things or holy men.
Let the mad world who feoff at them Revile and hate me too.
(upon whom be peace!) gave in feoff to Bilál bin Háris mines in the district of Fara '(sic).
And I was told by Musa’b el-Zubayri, from Malik ibn Anas, that the Apostle of Allah (upon whom be peace!) gave in feoff to Bilál bin Háris mines in the district of Fara’ (sic).