feoffee
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /fɛfˈiː/ or IPA: /ˈfɛfi/ or IPA: /fiːˈfiː/
Noun

feoffee (plural feoffees)

  1. A vassal holding a fief.
    • 1990, John Updike, Rabbit at Rest
      […] this quiz with all the strange old terms in it, curtilage and messuage and socage and fee simple and fee tail and feoffee and copyhold and customary freehold and mortmain and devises and lex loci rei sitae.
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