[ bond-sleyv ]
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  1. a person held in bondage.

Origin of bondslave

First recorded in 1555–65; bond2 + slave

Words Nearby bondslave Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use bondslave in a sentence

  • Ye weave gold into your tunics, he had not even the vilest garment of your bondslave.

  • Bow, bondslave, before the throne of your despot's glorious heels so glistening in their proud erectness.

    Ulysses | James Joyce
  • That her bondslave should have dared to dream of freedom was almost too preposterous for belief.

    For the Master's Sake | Emily Sarah Holt
  • Hitherto I have been driven with revolt to what I would not; I was a bondslave to poverty, driven and scourged.

    The Short-story | William Patterson Atkinson
  • Why not a new critical weekly, with me as bondslave-in-chief?

    Guy and Pauline | Compton Mackenzie