Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition of serfdom.
  • n. Helots considered as a group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The helots collectively; slaves; bondsmen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Helots, collectively; slaves; bondsmen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition of a Helot; serfdom; slavery.
  • n. Helots in a collective sense; a body of persons in a condition similar to that of the ancient Helots.

Etymologies

helot +‎ -ry? (Wiktionary)

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