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bondage

The use of physical restrains—e.g., ligatures, rope, etc.—as part of sexual activity, which is pleasurable to one or more partners.
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Villeinage and copyhold farms were almost non-present in this region of Denmark in the first half of the 19th century, while more than 60% of the farmers on the eastern isles of Denmark were copyholders (Bjorn, 1988).
Although a compromise of sorts appears to have been worked out to prevent large scale exodus abroad, pre-conquest hereditary rights were not restored and growing numbers of Englishmen were reduced to villeinage. Summing up the twenty-odd years of William's reign, an acute observer, Ordericus Vitalis, described the Conqueror as a 'barbarous murderer' who had 'persecuted the native inhabitants beyond all reason' and caused 'innumerable multitudes to perish by famine or the sword.'
Baker's delineation of the gradual elimination of villeinage in England, and Donald R.
(43.)Pollock and Maitland note that villeinage was a type of unfree land tenure in which the tenant in villeinage might be either a serf or a free man.
See also PAUL VINOGRADOFF, VILLEINAGE IN ENGLAND 170-75 (1892).