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Servitude

Serv´i`tude
n.1.The state of voluntary or compulsory subjection to a master; the condition of being bound to service; the condition of a slave; slavery; bondage; hence, a state of slavish dependence.
2.Servants, collectively.
3.(Law) A right whereby one thing is subject to another thing or person for use or convenience, contrary to the common right.
Penal servitude
See under Penal.
Personal servitude
(Law) that which arises when the use of a thing is granted as a real right to a particular individual other than the proprietor.
Predial servitude
(Law) that which one estate owes to another estate. When it related to lands, vineyards, gardens, or the like, it is called rural; when it related to houses and buildings, it is called urban.
Noun1.servitude - state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment; "penal servitude"

SERVITUDE, civil law. A term which indicates the subjection of one person to another person, or of a person to a thing, or of a thing to a person, or of a thing to a thing.
     2. Hence servitudes are divided into real, personal, and mixed. Lois des Bat. P. 1, c. 1.
     3. A real or predial servitude is a charge laid on an estate for the use and utility of another estate belonging to another proprietor. Louis. Code, art. 643. When used without any adjunct, the word servitude means a real or predial servitude. Lois des Bat. P. 1, c. 1.
     4. The subjection of one person to another is a purely personal servitude; if it exists in the right of property which a person exercises over another, it is slavery. When the subjection of one person to another is not slavery, it consists simply in the right of requiring of another what he is bound to do, or not to do; this right arises from all kinds of contracts or quasi con tracts. Lois des Bat. P. 1, c. 1, art. 1.
     5. The subjection of persons to things or of things to persons, are mixed servitudes. Lois des Bat. P. 1, c. 1, art. 2.
     6. Real servitudes are divided into rural and urban. Rural servitudes are those which are due by an estate to another estate, such as the right of passage over the serving estate, or that which owes the servitude, or to draw water from it, or to water cattle there, or to take coal, lime and wood from it, and the like. Urban servitudes are those which are established over a building fur the convenience of another, such as the right of resting the joists in the wall of the serving building, of opening windows which overlook the serving estate, and the like. Dict. de Jurisp. tit. Servitudes. See, generally, Lois des Bat. Part 1 Louis. Code, tit. 4; Code Civil, B. 2, tit. 4; This Dict. tit. Ancient Lights; Easements; Ways; Lalaure, Des Servitudes, passim.

absolutism, attendance, bond service, control, debt slavery, deprivation of freedom, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, domination, employ, employment, enslavement, enthrallment, feudalism, feudality, helotism, helotry, indentureship, ministration, ministry, peonage, restraint, serfdom, serfhood, servility, servitium, servitorship, slavery, subjection, subjugation, tendance, thrall, thralldom, tyranny, vassalage, villenage, yoke
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