infeft

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Verb[edit]

infeft (third-person singular simple present infefts, present participle infefting, simple past and past participle infefted)

  1. Obsolete form of enfeoff.
    • 1734, Thomas Hope; John Spotiswood, “Numb[er] IV. The Method of Expeding Infeftments in Lands, Annualrents, Heritable Jurisdictions and Offices Holding of His Majesty, through the Whole Registers and Seals.”, in Practical Observations upon Divers Titles of the Law of Scotland, Commonly Called Hope’s Minor Practicks. [], Edinburgh: Printed and sold by A. Davison [], OCLC 228756608, page 553:
      There paſſes this Seal alſo a Precept, which is called the Fourth Precept, directed to a Sheriff in that Part, for infefting in Lands holden of a ſubject Superior, after the three Precepts are run againſt him.

Verb[edit]

infeft

  1. past participle of infeoff