verb (used without object), slaved, slav·ing.
verb (used with object), slaved, slav·ing.
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Origin of slave
OTHER WORDS FROM slaveslaveless, adjectiveslavelike, adjectivepro·slave, adjectivesem·i·slave, noun
Words nearby slave
Definition for slave (2 of 2)
noun, plural Slaves, (especially collectively) Slave.
Example sentences from the Web for slave
Now that Collette had left La Domaine, who was she a slave to, Collette or R?
He said, too, that after being accepted as a slave to Mistress Couple, he has made massive strides psychologically.
Targeting her upper back, Couple sat cross-legged on a table while she whipped her slave.
By giving an artistic veto to a madman, we submit to the mindset of a slave.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the Bible, Moses does kill a guy—the Egyptian slave master who is beating an Israelite to death.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As soon as the slave saw him enter, she ran to inform her mistress.
Their destiny is in your hand and mine—a free Nation without a slave—the hope, refuge and inspiration of the world.The Southerner|Thomas Dixon
But when Jack took out the shilling, and said, “Shall I buy you with this, slave?”Mopsa the Fairy|Jean Ingelow
Gouy made no attempt to defend the principle of slave representation.
This gave rise to many conversations with slave holders, which I trust did some good.A Visit To The United States In 1841|Joseph Sturge
British Dictionary definitions for slave
- a device that is controlled by or that duplicates the action of another similar device (the master device)
- (as modifier)slave cylinder