Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Weird Word Wednesday
(under the feudal system) give (someone) freehold property or land in exchange for their pledged service.
‘he enfeoffed trustees with the lands’
‘the enfeoffed knights and overlords’
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Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French enfeoffer, from Old French en- ‘in’ + fief ‘fief’. Compare with feoffment.
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