or vil·lain·age, vil·lan·age, vil·len·age
Words nearby villeinage
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Against a background of villeinage and week-work, the borough begins to stand out as the scene of burgage tenure.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
In Scotland they had just been emancipated from the status of villeinage.
We have watched them shake off many of the restrictions imposed by villeinage and build up considerable properties.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century|Richard Henry Tawney
Meanwhile, one great portion of our villeinage in our larger towns we have much mitigated.Harold, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Britton, who wrote in the reign of Edward I., thus describes this tenure under the name of Villeinage.Legal Lore|Various