serfage


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to serfage: enserfed

serfage

(ˈsɜːfɪdʒ)
n
another word for serfdom

Serfage

 a body of serfs, 1864; serfhood, 1841.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
(113.) Brodie, supra note 9, at 390 ("Every form of compulsory service, including serfage and peonage, as well as slavery, clearly was abolished by the [Thirteenth] Amendment.").
so that, in effect, though the name of serfage is no longer used, this condition exists in spirit and almost in fact".