Associations to the word «Serf»


SERF, noun. A partially free peasant of a low hereditary class, slavishly attached to the land owned by a feudal lord and required to perform labour, enjoying minimal legal or customary rights.
SERF, noun. A similar agricultural labourer in 18th and 19th century Europe.
SERF, noun. (strategy games) A worker unit.

Dictionary definition

SERF, noun. (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord.

Wise words

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