Definition of Serflike

1. Adjective. Like someone in servitude.

Similar to: Unfree



Definition of Serflike

1. Adjective. Resembling a serf or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serflike

1. serfish [adj] - See also: serfish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Serflike

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

Literary usage of Serflike

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

1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"The great majority of the population in the richer states s the serflike peasantry, ranking hi the histories only a step above the ral herds. ..."

2. Hellenic History by George Willis Botsford (1922)
"The field laborers were serfs or serflike dependents, as were the helots of later time. Many towns were politically subject to ..."

3. The Fractured Continent: Latin America in Close-Up by Willard Leon Beaulac (1980)
"The first is to improve the condition of peasants who for centuries have lived a serflike existence. The second is to increase production of the ..."

4. The Yellow Book (1896)
"... and work as labourers on the haciendas during the cotton season ; or else they become the half-serflike tenantry of the large estates, live among the ..."

5. Austria-Hungary: The Polyglot Empire by Wolf von Schierbrand (1917)
"At any rate the serflike subservience of the lower classes in Austria-Hungary, which might have been noticed so generally up to 1914, has diminished to-day ..."

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