(n.) = servant ; vassal. Ex: In 1807 Whitbread's Bill for elementary education was opposed on the grounds that it would spread discontent among the poorer classes and make them poor servants. Ex: Feudalism was built upon a relationship of obligation and mutual service between vassals and lords, vassals holding their lands, or fief, as a grant from their lords. ---- * vasallo propietario de sus tierras = yeoman [yeomen, -pl.].