noun sub·in·feu·da·tion \ˌsəb-ˌin-fyü-ˈdā-shən\

Definition of subinfeudation

  1. :  the subdivision of a feudal estate by a vassal who in turn becomes feudal lord over his tenants


transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of subinfeudation

sub- + infeudation enfeoffment

First Known Use: circa 1730

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