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serf
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
Middle Ages Europe:  a person who is bound to the land and owned with the land by the feudal lord
  • And pretty soon now we'll have serfs again.
    Chapter 21 (74% in)
  • And the imported serfs were beaten and frightened and starved until some went home again, and some grew fierce and were killed or driven from the country.
    Chapter 19 (15% in)

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