white slave


noun

a woman who is sold or forced into prostitution.
a white person held as a slave.

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Origin of white slave

First recorded in 1825–35

OTHER WORDS FROM white slave

white-slave, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for white slave

  • Personally, I think there's a lot of bunk about this white-slave talk.

    Abroad at Home|Julian Street
  • Tell me why Blizzard has gone out of the white-slave business.

    The Penalty|Gouverneur Morris
  • Rape, pandering, and the white-slave traffic are almost unknown among them.

    The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
  • It means that you have been seeing the white-slave traffic in action.

    The Machine|Upton Sinclair

British Dictionary definitions for white slave

white slave

noun

a girl or woman forced or sold into prostitution

Derived forms of white slave

white slavery, noun
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