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  • n. A person ranking below villeins and above serfs in the social hierarchy of a manor, holding just enough land to feed a family (about 5 acres) and required to provide labour on the demesne on specified days of the week.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A villein who rendered menial service for his cottage; a cottier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Norman times, in England, a villein who held a cot at his lord's pleasure, usually with a small holding of land in the open field, for which he rendered menial service; a cottar.

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