feoffment definition

  • noun:
    • Law A grant of lands as a fee.
    • The grant of a feud or fee.
    • something special or conveyance in cost of land or any other corporeal hereditaments, combined with actual distribution of ownership.
    • The instrument or deed where corporeal hereditaments tend to be communicated.
    • The grant of a feud or fee.
    • something special or conveyance in cost of land or other corporeal hereditaments, associated with real distribution of ownership.
    • The tool or deed wherein corporeal hereditaments tend to be communicated.
    • in-law:
    • initially, the present of a fief or feud.
    • The conveyance of land by investiture, or terms of donation, followed by livery of seizin; additionally, the document making these types of conveyance.
    • A like transfer or development of any corporeal hereditament or freehold estate.
    • Law A grant of places as a fee.
    • The grant of a feud or charge.
    • A gift or conveyance in cost of land or any other corporeal hereditaments, accompanied by actual distribution of possession.
    • The instrument or deed in which corporeal hereditaments tend to be conveyed.
    • The grant of a feud or charge.
    • A gift or conveyance in charge of land or any other corporeal hereditaments, accompanied by actual distribution of control.
    • The instrument or deed in which corporeal hereditaments tend to be conveyed.
    • in-law:
    • Originally, the gift of a fief or feud.
    • The conveyance of land by investiture, or terms of contribution, followed by livery of seizin; in addition, the document making such conveyance.
    • A like transfer or creation of any corporeal hereditament or freehold property.

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