As a verb enserf
is to make into a serf.
As a noun enserfment is
the act or process of enserfing; enslavement.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To make into a serf.
*2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 369:
*:It certainly did not denounce as sinful the movement to enserf a large section of the population, any more than it had challenged slavery in the ancient world; that was hardly surprising, since very often great monasteries like Cluny were in the forefront of imposing serfdom on their tenants.
The act or process of enserfing; enslavement.