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Definition of Serfdom

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slavery, indenture, bondage; status of serfs, standing of servants
Serfdom Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The state or condition of a serf.
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n : the state of a serf [syn: serfhood, vassalage]

WordNet 2.0

1. the state of a serf
(synonym) serfhood, vassalage
(hypernym) bondage, slavery, thrall, thralldom, thraldom
Serfdom Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Serfdom is the status of many peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to manorialism. It was a condition of bondage, which developed primarily during the High Middle Ages in Europe and lasted in some countries until the mid-19th century.

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