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serf

 (sûrf)
n.
1. A member of the lowest feudal class, legally bound to a landed estate and required to perform labor for the lord of that estate in exchange for a personal allotment of land.
2. An agricultural laborer under various similar systems, especially in Russia and eastern Europe in the 1700s and 1800s.
3. A person in bondage or servitude.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin servus, slave.]

serf′dom n.
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Noun1.serfdom - the state of a serf
slavery, thraldom, thrall, thralldom, bondage - the state of being under the control of another person
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serfdom

noun
A state of subjugation to an owner or master:
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maaorjuus
horigheid
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serfdom

[ˈsɜːfdəm] Nservidumbre f (de la gleba) (fig) → servidumbre f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

serfdom

[ˈsɜːrfdəm] n
(= system) → servage m
(= condition) → servage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

serfdom

nLeibeigenschaft f; (fig)Knechtschaft f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

serfdom

[ˈsɜːfdəm] nservitù della gleba
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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(10.) Cantin S, Villien M, Moreaud O, Tropres I, Keignart S, Chipon E, et al.