Definition of subenfeoff in English:

subenfeoff

verb

  • with object To grant (land) by subinfeudation; to give (a person) possession of land by subinfeudation; = subinfeud. Also without object. Compare sub-fief.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in House of Lords Sessional Papers. From sub- + enfeoff. Compare earlier subenfeoffing.