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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Enfeoff \En*feoff"\ (?; see Feoff, 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Enfeoffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Enfeoffing.] [Pref. en- +
feoff, fief: cf. LL. infeofare, OF. enfeffer, enfeofer.]
1. (Law) To give a feud, or right in land, to; to invest with
a fief or fee; to invest (any one) with a freehold estate
by the process of feoffment. --Mozley & W.
2. To give in vassalage; to make subservient. [Obs.]
[The king] enfeoffed himself to popularity. --Shak.
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