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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Enfeff, v. [ME. enfeff (a 1400), -fefe, -feoff, OF. enfeffer, AF. enfeoffer.] tr. = Infeft v. — 1391 Lennox Mun. 43.
[He] sal resigne vp … al his erldom … to be enfeffit agane … til him and til his ayris male
1393 Reg. Morton II. 190.
That he may enfef herytably … his son and his ayre forsaid in to the Barony of Prestoune
1439 6th Rep. Hist. MSS. 7.
Wythin the said lands my said lord has enfeft our welbelufit Dauid Menȝeis … in fre barony

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