Definition of Adscripted

1. Adjective. (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner. "An adscript serf"

Exact synonyms: Adscript
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adscripted

adrogation
adrogations
adroit
adroiter
adroitest
adroitly
adroitness
adroitnesses
adromia
adroop
adry
ads
adscititious
adscititiously
adscript
adscripted (current term)
adscription
adscriptive
adscripts
adsignification
adsignifications
adsignified
adsignifies
adsignify
adsignifying
adsorb
adsorbabilities
adsorbability
adsorbable
adsorbant

Literary usage of Adscripted

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1. A History of Spain: Founded on the Historia de España Y de la Civilización by Charles Edward Chapman (1918)
"The Catholic Kings energetically cut short the greater part of the abuses, and definitely decided that a man adscripted to the land (a ..."

2. A History of Spain: Founded on the Historia de España Y de la Civilización by Charles Edward Chapman (1918)
"The Catholic Kings energetically cut short the greater part of the abuses, and definitely decided that a man adscripted to the land (a ..."

3. Money by Francis Amasa Walker (1878)
"It was otherwise with the- conscripted and the adscripted laborers in the mines, those drawn by lot and those born to the service. ..."

4. International Bimetallism by Francis Amasa Walker (1896)
"It was otherwise with the conscripted and the adscripted laborers in the mines, those drawn by lot and those born to the service. If the supply of these was ..."

5. The Social Law of Labor by William Babcock Weeden (1882)
"... or adscripted, have developed into the persons of modern life. They have become equal participants with the descendants of the nobles and the gentry, ..."

6. Systems of Land Tenure in Various Countries: A Series of Essays Published by Cobden Club (London, England), Mountiford Longfield, Chandos Wren Hoskyns, George Campbell, Thomas Edward Cliffe Leslie, Julius Faucher, C. M. Fisher (1870)
"... the royal authority is decentralized, and the royal prerogative adscripted to the glebe, or rather identified with the person who is lord of the glebe. ..."

7. Cobden club essays: local government and taxation, ed. by J.W. Probyn by Cobden club (1875)
"... of the Eastern Provinces of Prussia, of the days when the Lords of the Manor ruled over them for their own purposes as villains adscripted to the glebe. ..."

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