- servius tullius,
- servo system,
Origin of servitude
Examples from the Web for servitude
Trapped in the cycle of permanent emergency and perpetual action, he wrote, “servitude has no rest, agitation no pleasure.”Hunter S. Thompson Was Right About America: It’s Still Freaks vs. Fear|James Poulos|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the rush to replace words with images may be preparing us for servitude.
“I tried to kill myself twice,” says Atia, now 14 and still living in servitude.In South Sudan, Girls Are Given Away to Settle Family Feuds|Tom Rhodes|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
People would walk on their heads instead of their feet, joy would be transformed to sorrow and power to servitude.Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
Then the “$8.00” began to smoulder under his lids again, and he returned himself to servitude.Martin Eden|Jack London
And their conversion to Christianity afterwards did not release them from their servitude.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
Hiarn was received by the king, hiding his purpose under the pretence of servitude.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
At stated periods the mild form of servitude instituted by the law of Moses expired.The Slavery Question|John Lawrence
Word Origin for servitude
early 15c., "condition of being enslaved," from Old French servitude, servitute (13c.) and directly from Late Latin servitudo "slavery," from Latin servus "a slave" (see serve (v.)) + abstract noun suffix.