- Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||in feudal societies, a person who is held in servitude on a lord's land and who may be sold or otherwise transferred with the land.
||any person held in servitude.
- similar words:
||serflike (adj.), serfdom (n.), serfhood (n.)
The words serf
(as in ocean waves) sound alike but have different meanings.