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bond servant

or bond-servant

a person who serves in bondage; slave.
a person bound to service without wages.
Origin of bond servant
1525-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Phyllis Lowman spent three days at Aireyholme, during which period Laura was her slave and bond-servant.

  • But the moment we start murmuring, we are acting as if we had rights, and a bond-servant hasn't any!

    The Calvary Road Roy Hession
  • Your bond-servant had no intention of making obeisance to any other tyrant.

    Barren Honour: A Novel George A. Lawrence
  • God made man in the first place simply that he might be God's bond-servant.

    The Calvary Road Roy Hession
  • Thou shalt not compel him to serve as a bond-servant, but as a hired servant and as a sojourner he shall be with thee.

  • Man's sin has simply consisted in his refusal to be God's bond-servant.

    The Calvary Road Roy Hession
  • The consciousness of being no longer a bond-servant sweetens all my toils.

    Haydn J. Cuthbert Hadden
  • He was still Rup's bond-servant; and his master and owner sometimes took fits of ungovernable passion.

  • As early as the year 1649 a plot for a general rising in Barbados was discovered through the information of a bond-servant.

  • Many a sum of fifty pounds was obtained in this way, sometimes without helping the bond-servant in the least.

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