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(Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord

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The general secretary of Eka, Panikos Champas, said he sent the president a letter asking him to set May 12 as the day of the struggles of the island's farmers, who had the status of serfs during the Frankish rule (1191 -- 1489), and for the rebellion against serfdom to be taught in schools and universities.
Zastoupil said he's not sure whether SERF certification will catch on in the industry overall.
The buxom serf wench Akinsya Basykina has changed her relationship status: It's complicated.
Successive edges of a non circular face having an excluded angle between them form a Set of Edges Representing a Feature (SERF).
Chekhov's last play chronicles the social fortunes of Russia in the decades between the emancipation of the serfs and the abortive 1905 revolution.
The online diarist, known only as "Civil Serf", has been titillating readers with plausible tales of chaos and incompetence from within the Government machine.
Children from St Serf's primary have raised funds, including pounds 10,000 from Fife Council, to create a memorial garden and plaque to those who lost their lives in the accident.
And it is here, in large part, that Stites finds the answer to the conundrum of how it was that relatively-backward Russia suddenly exploded so spectacularly onto the global arts stage after the serf emancipation of 1861.
Remorseless threats and pressures place Speyron's bachelor king in a crucible; his advisors suggest a female serf from an obscure village just might possess the answer to the dual threats to his nation from without and within.
The frontier towns were a different social environment from the Russian interior, because of both their garrison character and the small numbers or even absence of serf estates in this period.
In fact, Stites tells how young female serf actresses served multiple functions as an acting device, a sexual object and a target for the whip.
The Noble (1417103027), The Doctor (1417102977), The Serf (1417103035), The Monk (1417103019), The Merchant (1417103-000), and The Knight (1417102993) offer facts about the housing, food, livelihood, and perils of each profession, with lively modern-day re-enactments.
By late 1999, the firm decided to utilize a high-speed precision trim press from Disa Serf, Oswego, Ill., due to the unit's accelerated performance (850 to 900 castings/hr.) and its trimming ability in both horizontal and vertical planes with extreme accuracy.
Many people know that the word robot came from rabota, meaning servant or serf, coined in 1921 by Czech writer Karel Capek in his play "R.U.R." But the history of robots goes much further back.