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feoffee

[fef-ee, fee-fee] /ˈfɛf i, fiˈfi/
noun
1.
a person invested with a fief.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English feoffe < Anglo-French, past participle of feoffer to feoff; see -ee
Related forms
feoffeeship, noun
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  • As far as they were concerned, the feoffee was treated as being the absolute owner of the property.
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feoffee

/fɛˈfiː; fiːˈfiː/
noun
1.
(in feudal society) a vassal granted a fief by his lord
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