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bond servant

or bond-servant

a person who serves in bondage; slave.
a person bound to service without wages.
Origin of bond servant
First recorded in 1525-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The man who marries a woman for her money is a white slave, a bond servant, a travesty on manhood.

    The Widow Helen Rowland
  • To me, and my father and mother and Ephraim, thee is no bond servant of Marmaduke Haward.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • The free man is more alert to obligation, more conscientious in performance, than the bond servant.

    Mobilizing Woman-Power Harriot Stanton Blatch
  • She asked not to be acknowledged as his parent, but only to live with him, even as a bond servant, if he willed it.

    Malaeska Ann S. Stephens

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