subinfeudation

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

Definition of subinfeudation 

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

Other Words from subinfeudation

subinfeudate \ˌsəb-​ˌin-​ˈfyü-​ˌdāt \ transitive verb

First Known Use of subinfeudation

circa 1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for subinfeudation

sub- + infeudation enfeoffment

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