the condition of a slave; bondage.
the keeping of slaves as a practice or institution.
a state of subjection like that of a slave:
He was kept in slavery by drugs.
severe toil; drudgery.
the state or condition of being a slave; a civil relationship whereby one person has absolute power over another and controls his life, liberty, and fortune
the subjection of a person to another person, esp in being forced into work
the condition of being subject to some influence or habit
work done in harsh conditions for low pay
noun 1. a ship for transporting slaves from their native homes to places of bondage. noun 1. a ship used to transport slaves, esp formerly from Africa to the New World
noun 1. any state, nation, etc., where slavery is legal or officially condoned. 2. Slave States, U.S. History. the states that permitted slavery between 1820 and 1860: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. noun 1. (US, history) any of the 15 Southern states […]
noun 1. the business or process of procuring, transporting, and selling slaves, especially black Africans to the New World prior to the mid-19th century. noun 1. the business of trading in slaves, esp the transportation of Black Africans to America from the 16th to 19th centuries slave trade definition The transportation of slaves from Africa […]
- Slave tty
(/dev/ttyp*) The half of a pseudo-tty which programs (e.g. getty) read from and write to as though it was an ordinary serial line.