feoffor
or feoffer noun Date: 15th century one who makes a feoffment

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • feoffor — feof·for / fe fər, fē / n: one who makes a feoffment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. feoffor …   Law dictionary

  • feoffor — feof·for (fĕfʹər, fēʹfər) n. Variant of feoffer. * * * …   Universalium

  • feoffor — n. one who gives a fief, one who gives a piece of land (during the Middle Ages) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feoffor — feof·for …   English syllables

  • feoffor — /fefar/fiyfar/ The person making a feoffment, or enfeoffing another in fee …   Black's law dictionary

  • feoffor — /fefar/fiyfar/ The person making a feoffment, or enfeoffing another in fee …   Black's law dictionary

  • feoffor — A person who conveys a fee; a person who makes a feoffment; one who gives any corporeal hereditament to another; one who enfeoffs another. See 2 Bl Comm 310 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • feoffor — …   Useful english dictionary

  • feoff — feoffor, feoffer, n. /fef, feef/, v.t. to invest with a fief or fee; enfeoff. [1250 1300; ME feoffen < AF fe(o)ffer, OF fiefer, deriv. of fief FIEF] * * * …   Universalium

  • Manor — For other uses, see Manor (disambiguation). Conjectural map of a mediaeval manor. The method of strip farming was in use under the open field system. The brown areas are part of the demesne, the shaded areas part of the glebe. The manor house,… …   Wikipedia

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