culvertage

noun
cul·​vert·​age | \ ˈkəlvə(r)tij\
plural -s

Definition of culvertage

: villenage also : reduction to villenage with forfeiture of estate

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History and Etymology for culvertage

Old French, from culvert serf (from Latin collibertus fellow freedman, from com- + libertus one made free, from liber free) + -age

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