a male slave.
a man bound to service without wages.
Old English Law. a villein or other unfree tenant.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11 Various
The Liberty Minstrel George W. Clark
A History of England Charles Oman
A Student’s History of England, v. 1 (of 3) Samuel R. Gardiner.
The History of the Negro Church Carter Godwin Woodson
A Source Book for Mediaeval History Oliver J. Thatcher
The Underground Railroad William Still
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus (“Saxo the Learned”)
The Exiles of Florida Joshua R. Giddings
something that binds, fastens, confines, or holds together. a cord, rope, band, or ligament. something that binds a person or persons to a certain circumstance or line of behavior: the bond of matrimony. something, as an agreement or friendship, that unites individuals or peoples into a group; covenant: the bond between nations. binding security; firm […]
a person who serves in bondage; slave. a person bound to service without wages. Historical Examples To My Younger Brethren Handley C. G. Moule The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary John Kline The Story of Rolf and the Viking’s Bow Allen French To My […]
a person who by bond becomes surety for another. bondman. Historical Examples A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete Georg Ebers McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. Various Louisiana Lou William West Winter The Cross-Cut Courtney Ryley Cooper Louisiana Lou William West Winter Good References E. J. Rath The Civilization Of China Herbert A. […]
a person who by bond becomes surety for another. bondman. Historical Examples After London Richard Jefferies The Life of Mazzini Bolton King Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce Satan’s Invisible World Displayed or, Despairing Democracy W. T. Stead Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala Various Satan’s Invisible World Displayed or, […]