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thrall

[thrawl]
noun
1.
a person who is in bondage; slave.
2.
a person who is morally or mentally enslaved by some power, influence, or the like: He was the thrall of morbid fantasies.
3.
slavery; thralldom.
verb (used with object)
4.
Archaic. to put or hold in thralldom; enslave.
adjective
5.
Archaic. subjected to bondage; enslaved.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English; Old English thrǣl < Old Norse thrǣll slave

unthralled, adjective
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thrall (θrɔːl)
 
n
1.  thraldom, Also called: thralldom the state or condition of being in the power of another person
2.  a person who is in such a state
3.  a person totally subject to some need, desire, appetite, etc
 
vb
4.  (tr) to enslave or dominate
 
[Old English thrǣl slave, from Old Norse thrǣll]

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thrall
O.E. þræl "bondman, serf, slave," from O.N. þræll "slave, servant," probably from P.Gmc. *thrakhilaz, lit. "runner," from root *threh- "to run" (cf. O.H.G. dregil "servant," prop. "runner;" O.E. þrægan, Goth. þragjan "to run").
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