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feoffment


feoffment


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feoffment  \Feoff"ment\,  n.  [OF.  feoffement,  fieffement  cf  LL 
  feoffamentum.]  (Law) 
  a  The  grant  of  a  feud  or  fee. 
  b  (Eng.  Law)  A  gift  or  conveyance  in  fee  of  land  or  other 
  corporeal  hereditaments,  accompanied  by  actual  delivery 
  of  possession.  --Burrill. 
  c  The  instrument  or  deed  by  which  corporeal  hereditaments 
  are  conveyed.  [Obs.  in  the  U.S.,  Rare  in  Eng.]