corvee corvee

Definition(s):

  • (n) unpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes

Usage(s):

  • Apart from paying exorbitant rents, serfs had to do all kinds of corvee labor, which was called Ulag.
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/prə ˈfju ʒən /