Bondage



slavery or involuntary servitude; serfdom.
the state of being bound by or subjected to some external power or control.
the state or practice of being physically restrained, as by being tied up, chained, or put in handcuffs, for sexual gratification.
Early English Law. personal subjection to the control of a superior; villeinage.
Contemporary Examples

‘The Cabin in the Woods’ Spoilers: Drew Goddard Speaks Freely Maria Elena Fernandez April 15, 2012
A Brief History of the Phrase ‘F*ck the Police’ Rich Goldstein August 22, 2014
Tiger’s Thing for White Girls Elizabeth Gates December 7, 2009

Historical Examples

Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III Thomas Moore
The Bible John E. Remsburg
For Faith and Freedom Walter Besant
The Yoga-Vasishtha Maharamayana of Valmiki, vol. 3 (of 4) part 2 (of 2) Valmiki
The Digger Movement in the Days of the Commonwealth Lewis H. Berens
The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II) Moncure Daniel Conway
Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton

noun
slavery or serfdom; servitude
Also called villeinage. (in medieval Europe) the condition and status of unfree peasants who provided labour and other services for their lord in return for holdings of land
a sexual practice in which one partner is physically bound
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