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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The legal status or condition of servitude of a feudal serf.

Usage examples (32)
  • Even in villeinage we would have married and been thankful.
  • English law was villeinage, that the Statute of Tenures enacted in
  • The total abolition of all villeinage (forced labour) and serfdom.
  • Scotland they had just been emancipated from the status of villeinage. for more
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