Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person obligated to serve without wages.
  • noun A slave or serf.

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  • noun An indentured servant.

Etymologies

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

[bond(man) + servant.]

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