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slave British & World English

(Especially in the past) a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them

slave English Thesaurus

most of the work on the land was done by slaves

slave bell British & World English

(In South Africa) a large bell hung between two whitewashed pillars, formerly used to summon slaves and mark the beginning and end of work periods

Slave Coast British & World English

A part of the west coast of Africa, between the Volta River and Mount Cameroon, from which slaves were exported in the 16th-19th centuries

slave-drive British & World English

Make (someone) work very hard

slave ship British & World English

A ship transporting slaves, especially one carrying slaves from Africa

Slave State British & World English

Any of the Southern states of the US in which slavery was legal before the Civil War

slave trade British & World English

The procuring, transporting, and selling of human beings as slaves, in particular the former trade in black Africans as slaves by European countries and North America

wage slave British & World English

A person who is wholly dependent on income from employment, typically employment of an arduous or menial nature

white slave British & World English

A white woman tricked or forced into prostitution and taken to a foreign country for this purpose

wood slave British & World English

A Central American gecko with a tail that is swollen at the base, often found living in houses

galley slave British & World English

A person condemned to man the oars in a galley

slave bangle British & World English

A bangle or bracelet worn above the elbow

slave driver British & World English

A person who makes others work very hard

slave labour British & World English

Labour which is coerced and inadequately rewarded, or people that do it

Great Slave Lake British & World English

A large lake in the Northwest Territories in Canada. The deepest lake in North America, it reaches a depth of 615 m (2,015 ft). The Mackenzie River flows out of it

slave-making ant British & World English

An ant that raids the nests of other ant species and steals the pupae, which later become workers in the new colony

bondslave British & World English

A slave or serf

slaveholder British & World English

A person who owned slaves

slave state in Slave State British & World English

Any of the Southern states of the US in which slavery was legal before the Civil War

slave bracelet in slave bangle British & World English

A bangle or bracelet worn above the elbow

slave-maker ant in slave-making ant British & World English

An ant that raids the nests of other ant species and steals the pupae, which later become workers in the new colony