from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One to whom a feoffment is granted.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person who is enfeoffed— that is, invested with a fee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) The person to whom a feoffment is made; the person enfeoffed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A vassal holding a fief.


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  • The person to whom a freehold estate in land is conveyed by a feoffment. Even better: two or more feoffees are then co-feoffees!

    August 3, 2008

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    August 3, 2008