Feoffment

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Feoffment the gift of a fief or feoff
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. feoffer or fiefer—O. Fr. fief. See Fee.

Usage

In literature:

So you really fitted young Feoffment with the chestnut; well, that was admirable!
"Vivian Grey" by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
Men who rape and women consenting after a rape shall lose their inheritance and dower and joint feoffments.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
If the feoffment were in tail, the land would then, as now, revert on failure of issue, unless the entail had been previously barred.
"Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854" by Various
The tenant is of age sufficient to alienate his estate by feoffment at the age of fifteen.
"Legal Lore" by Various
Unless he relies on long continued user, he must rely upon grant or feoffment.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
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