slavey

[sley-vee]

Origin of slavey

First recorded in 1800–10; slave + -y2

Slavey

[sley-vee]
noun, plural Slav·eys, (especially collectively) Slav·ey.
  1. Slave.
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slavey

noun
  1. British informal a female general servant

Word Origin for slavey

C19: from slave + -y ²

Slavey

noun
  1. a member of a Dene Native Canadian people of northern Canada

Word Origin for Slavey

from Athapascan
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