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Definition of "serfs" [serfs]

  • Plural form of serf. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."
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