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Meaning of VILLEIN

Pronunciation:  'vilun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (medieval Europe) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
 

VILLEIN is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: helot, serf
 
 See Also: cotter, cottier, thrall

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vil"lein\, n. (Feudal Law)
See {Villain}, 1.

 

 

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