As nouns the difference between chattel and serfdom
is that chattel
is tangible, movable property while serfdom
is the state of being a serf.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Tangible, movable property.
* 1990 , , Good Omens , Corgi, p.387
- … although of course the firm had changed hands many times over the centuries, […] But the box has always been part of the chattels , as it were.
* kith and kine
The state of being a serf.
The feudal system that includes serfs.