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Use "serfs" in a sentence
"They became villeins, in short -- serfs bound to the soil by a living wage."
"As the ‘upper’ class began to lose financial dominance the corporates took over meanwhile the public remain as always subservient to their ‘betters’ in other words serfs by another name."
"Alexander realized that emancipating the serfs was a precondition for wider reforms, but feared (rightly, as it turned out) that such a move would alienate the nobility, taking away both their property and their source of cheap labor."