• (British) IPA: /sɜːf/
  • (America) IPA: /sɝf/

serf (plural serfs)

  1. a partially free peasant of a low hereditary class, slavishly attached to the land owned by a feudal lord and required to perform labour, enjoying minimal legal or customary rights
  2. a similar agricultural labourer in 18th and 19th century Europe
  3. (strategy games) a worker unit
    Synonyms: peasant, peon, villager

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