a person in a condition of servitude, required to render services to a lord, commonly attached to the lord’s land and transferred with it from one owner to another.
(esp in medieval Europe) an unfree person, esp one bound to the land. If his lord sold the land, the serf was passed on to the new landlord
Under feudalism, a peasant bound to his lord’s land and subject to his lord’s will, but entitled to his lord’s protection.
noun 1. a twilled worsted or woolen fabric used especially for clothing. 2. cotton, rayon, or silk in a twill weave. verb (used with object), serged, serging. 1. to overcast (unfinished seams or edges, as in a fabric or rug), especially by machine, in order to prevent fraying. noun 1. a male given name. noun […]
noun 1. a noncommissioned army officer of a rank above that of corporal. 2. U.S. Air Force. any noncommissioned officer above the rank of airman first class. 3. a police officer ranking immediately below a captain or a lieutenant in the U.S. and immediately below an inspector in Britain. 4. a title of a particular […]
noun 1. an executive officer of a legislative or other body, whose duty it is to enforce its commands, preserve order, etc. sergeant at arms noun 1. an officer of a legislative or fraternal body responsible for maintaining internal order 2. (formerly) an officer who served a monarch or noble, esp as an armed attendant