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serf

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a person in the past who belonged to a low social class and who lived and worked on land owned by another person
  • Medieval serfs who tended land owned by a lord.

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The first known use of serf was in 1611

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“Serf.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/serf. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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