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enfeoff (v.)

c. 1400, based on Old French enfeffer, from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + feoff, variant of fief (n.). Related: Enfeoffment.

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Definitions of enfeoff from WordNet

enfeoff (v.)
put in possession of land in exchange for a pledge of service, in feudal society;
He enfeoffed his son-in-law with a large estate in Scotland
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