subinfeudation

noun sub·in·feu·da·tion \ ˌsəb-ˌin-fyü-ˈdā-shən \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of subinfeudation

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

subinfeudate

play \ˌsəb-ˌin-ˈfyü-ˌdāt\ transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of subinfeudation

sub- + infeudation enfeoffment


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