Definitions for villeinˈvɪl ən, -eɪn, vɪˈleɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. serf, helot, villein(noun)

    (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord

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  1. villein(Noun)

    A feudal tenant.

  2. Origin: From villein, variant of villain; from villanus "field hand", from villa "country home".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villein(noun)

    see Villain, 1


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