1. Feudal Law The state of a villain, or serf; base servitude; tenure on condition of doing the meanest services for the lord. [In this sense written also villenage, and villeinage.]
I speak even now as if sin were condemned in a perpetual villanage, never to be manumitted. --Milton.
Some faint traces of villanage were detected by the curious so late as the days of the Stuarts. --Macaulay.
2. Baseness; infamy; villainy. [Obs.]
Vil·len·age n. Feudal Law Villanage.