Serfhood
Serfhood Serf"hood, Serfism Serf"ism, n. Serfage. [1913 Webster]

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  • serfhood — n. serfage, state of a serf; vassalage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • serfhood — serf·hood …   English syllables

  • serfhood — noun the state of a serf • Syn: ↑serfdom, ↑vassalage • Derivationally related forms: ↑serf, ↑serf (for: ↑serfdom) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Serfism — Serfhood Serf hood, Serfism Serf ism, n. Serfage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • serfdom — noun the state of a serf • Syn: ↑serfhood, ↑vassalage • Derivationally related forms: ↑serf (for: ↑serfhood), ↑serf • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vassalage — noun the state of a serf • Syn: ↑serfdom, ↑serfhood • Derivationally related forms: ↑serf (for: ↑serfhood), ↑serf (for: ↑serfdo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helots — The helots (in Classical Greek polytonic|Εἵλωτες / Heílôtes ) were an unfree population group that formed the main population of Laconia and the whole of Messenia. Their exact status was already disputed in Antiquity: according to Critias, they… …   Wikipedia

  • serf — serfdom, serfhood, serfage, n. /serrf/, n. 1. a person in a condition of servitude, required to render services to a lord, commonly attached to the lord s land and transferred with it from one owner to another. 2. a slave. [1475 85; < MF < L… …   Universalium

  • serfdom — noun a) The state of being a serf. b) The feudal system that includes serfs. Syn: serfage, serfhood …   Wiktionary

  • absolutism — Synonyms and related words: Caesarism, Stalinism, absolute monarchy, absolute power, autarchy, authoritarianism, authority, autocracy, benevolent despotism, bond service, bondage, captivity, competence, competency, constituted authority, control …   Moby Thesaurus

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