transitive verb see subinfeudation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • subinfeudate — /sub in fyooh dayt/, v.t., v.i., subinfeudated, subinfeudating. to grant subinfeudation (to). Also, subinfeud. [1830 40; back formation from SUBINFEUDATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • subinfeudate — sub·in·feu·date …   English syllables

  • subinfeudate —   v.i.,v.t. grant to another land held from feudal lord; sublet.    ♦ subinfeudation,    ♦ subinfeudatory, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • subinfeudate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|in|feud — «SUHB ihn FYOOD», transitive verb, intransitive verb. = subinfeudate. (Cf. ↑subinfeudate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • subinfeudation — noun Etymology: sub + infeudation enfeoffment Date: circa 1730 the subdivision of a feudal estate by a vassal who in turn becomes feudal lord over his tenants • subinfeudate transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quia Emptores — (medieval Latin for because the buyers , the incipit of the document) was a statute passed by Edward I of England in 1290 that prevented tenants from alienating their lands to others by subinfeudation. Quia Emptores, along with its companion… …   Wikipedia

  • vassal — vassalless, adj. /vas euhl/, n. 1. (in the feudal system) a person granted the use of land, in return for rendering homage, fealty, and usually military service or its equivalent to a lord or other superior; feudal tenant. 2. a person holding… …   Universalium

  • subenfeoff — “+ transitive verb Etymology: sub + enfeoff : subinfeudate …   Useful english dictionary

  • subfeu — I. “+ˌ noun Etymology: sub + feu : a feu held of a vassal as such II. |səb|fyü verb : subinfeudate …   Useful english dictionary

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