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bond servant

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noun
  1. a person who serves in bondage; slave.
  2. a person bound to service without wages.

Origin of bond servant

First recorded in 1525–35
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Examples from the Web for bond servant

Historical Examples

  • His restoration can only be, then, a restoration to the position of a bond-servant.

    The Calvary Road

    Roy Hession

  • But the moment we start murmuring, we are acting as if we had rights, and a bond-servant hasn't any!

    The Calvary Road

    Roy Hession

  • Man's sin has simply consisted in his refusal to be God's bond-servant.

    The Calvary Road

    Roy Hession

  • God made man in the first place simply that he might be God's bond-servant.

    The Calvary Road

    Roy Hession

  • Your bond-servant had no intention of making obeisance to any other tyrant.

    Barren Honour: A Novel

    George A. Lawrence