from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Serfage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as serfdom.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of a serf
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This man was a Socialist, and since an Anarchist; yet his highest idea for woman was serfhood to husband and children, in the present mockery called “home.”
They clung to it amid sufferings too shocking to dwell on;  they clung to it under such a serfhood as made the rapacity of their conquerors interested in retaining them on the soil.
Though separated, Marisol and Wena are united by memory of their mother and a dream of freeing oneself from serfhood to take up an independent pettybourgeois life - the dream of millions.