Feofor \Feo"for\, Feoffer \Feof"fer\, n. [OF. feoour.] (Law) One who enfeoffs or grants a fee. [1913 Webster]

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  • feoffer — noun see feoffor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feoffer — feoff·er also feof·for (fĕfʹər, fēʹfər) n. Law One who grants a feoffment. * * * …   Universalium

  • feoffer — feoff·er || fefÉ™(r) n. one who gives a fief to another, one who gives a piece of land to another (during the Middle Ages) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feoffer — feoff·er …   English syllables

  • feoffer — noun see feoffor …   Useful english dictionary

  • co-feoffer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • feoff — noun /fif/ (say feef) 1. a fee (def. 4) or estate in land held of a feudal lord; a tenure of land subject to feudal obligations. 2. a territory held in fee. –verb (t) /fɛf/ (say fef), /fif/ (say feef) 3. to invest with a feoff; enfeoff. {Middle… …   Australian English dictionary

  • common-law mortgage — A feoffment on the condition that the feoffer might re enter if he performed the condition of paying a certain sum of money on a certain date to the feoffee, the transaction also being known as dead pledge, because, upon nonperformance of the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • feoff — [fef, fēf] vt. [Early ME feoffen < Anglo Fr feoffer < OFr fieuffer, fieffer < fieu, fief: see FEE] Historical ENFEOFF n. var. of FIEF feoffment n. feoffor n. feoffer …   English World dictionary

  • feof|for — «FEHF uhr, FEE fuhr», noun. = feoffer. (Cf. ↑feoffer) …   Useful english dictionary

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