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enfeoff

  

      vb   tr  
1      (Property law)   to invest (a person) with possession of a freehold estate in land  
2    (in feudal society) to take (someone) into vassalage by giving a fee or fief in return for certain services  
     (C14: from Anglo-French enfeoffer; see fief)  
  enfeoffment      n  
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enfeoffment, ENE, enface, enfold

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