Enserf vs Enserfment - What's the difference?

enserf | enserfment |

As a verb enserf

is to make into a serf.

As a noun enserfment is

the act or process of enserfing; enslavement.

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(en verb)
  • 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.
  • enserfment



  • The act or process of enserfing; enslavement.