[suhb-in-fyoo-dey-shuh n] /ˌsʌb ɪn fyuˈdeɪ ʃən/
noun, Feudal Law.
the granting of a portion of an estate by a feudal tenant to a subtenant, held from the tenant on terms similar to those of the grant to the tenant.
the tenure established.
the estate or fief so created.
(in feudal society) the granting of land by a vassal to another man who became his vassal
the tenure or relationship so established


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