Definition of feoffment
: the granting of a fee
Origin of feoffment
Middle English feffement, from Anglo-French, from feffer, feoffer to invest with a fee, from fieu, fé fee
First Known Use: 14th century
Legal Definition of feoffment
: the historical method of granting a freehold estate in land by actual delivery of possession orig. by livery of seisin
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