in·​feft | \ inˈfeft \
infeft also infefted; infeft also infefted; infefting; infefts

Definition of infeft

Scots law
: to invest with or give symbolical possession of inheritable property

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Other Words from infeft

infeftment noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for infeft

Middle English (Scots dialect). infeften, alteration of enfeffen to enfeoff

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“Infeft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infeft. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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