Definition of Serfship

1. the service of a serf [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Serfship

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

Literary usage of Serfship

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

1. An Old Testament commentary for English readers, by various writers, ed. by edited by Charles John Ellicott (1883)
"... there are incidental notices of similar imposition of serfship in Judges i. 28, 30, 33, 35. Many of the dangers of the stormy age of the Judges were due ..."

2. A New Testament commentary for English readers, by various writers, ed. by C edited by Charles John Ellicott (1884)
"But one thing is certain historically, that in the abolition, certainly of ancient serfship in Europe, and perhaps of modern ..."

3. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I. by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1898)
"Liberty ' Liberty,' again, and ' serfship' can be treated as things of which there is possession or ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"Their slavery seems not to have been derived from the ancient times of general serfship, but to have originated in comparatively modern acts of the Scottish ..."

5. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"Liberty ' Liberty,' again, and ' serfship' can be treated as things of which there is possession or ..."

6. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1828)
"The first objection against the laws relative to parochial settlements was, that they were founded upon ancient habits of serfship, ..."

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