transitive verb

infeft also infefted; infeft also infefted; infefting; infefts
Scots law
: to invest with or give symbolical possession of inheritable property
infeftment noun
plural -s

Word History


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

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“Infeft.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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