Definition of Serfhood

1. Noun. The state of a serf.

Exact synonyms: Serfdom, Vassalage
Generic synonyms: Bondage, Slavery, Thraldom, Thrall, Thralldom
Derivative terms: Serf, Serf



Definition of Serfhood

1. n. Serfage.

Definition of Serfhood

1. serfdom [n -S] - See also: serfdom

Lexicographical Neighbors of Serfhood

serenes
sereness
serenest
serening
serenities
serenitude
serenity
seres
serest
seretonergic
serf
serfage
serfages
serfdom
serfdoms
serfhood (current term)
serfhoods
serfish
serflike
serfs
serfship
serfships
sergeancies
sergeancy
sergeant
sergeant-at-arms
sergeant-at-law
sergeant-major
sergeant-majorly

Literary usage of Serfhood

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. America Before Europe: Principles and Interests by Agénor Gasparin (1862)
"A new emperor has generously given the signal, and serfhood is beginning to die. ... See, serfhood does not disappear alone, it draws along in its train the ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... authentic record of Doomsday it appears that as late as the eleventh century a great part of the population of England remained in a state of serfhood. ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... authentic record of Doomsday it appears that as late as the eleventh century a great part of the population of England remained in a state of serfhood. ..."

4. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1904)
"It was not any manifestation of superiority of the masculine mind that first threw the chains of political serfhood around one-half of humanity ; it was ..."

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