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  1. a person held in bondage.
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Origin of bondslave

First recorded in 1555–65; bond2 + slave
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for bondslave

chattel, serf, servant, slave, bondslave, bondsman

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Historical Examples of bondslave

  • He emptied Himself, "taking the form of a servant," or bondslave.

    The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Philippians

    Robert Rainy

  • Every spark of Terran life has become victim and bondslave of the incredible mechanisms.

    The Demi-Urge

    Thomas Michael Disch

  • He who had chosen the broad, daylit, unencumbered paths of universal scepticism, found himself still the bondslave of honour.

    The Dynamiter

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Painting in Spain was not so much the handmaid, as the bondslave, of the Church.

  • "He was a bondslave of the centurion of the band of legionaries on the quinquereme," said Ben Ezra.

    Ulric the Jarl

    William O. Stoddard