thralldom

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Etymology[edit]

From thrall +‎ -dom, from early Middle English (late 12th century) þrældome. Late Old English þræl is a loan from Old Norse þræll.

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thralldom (countable and uncountable, plural thralldoms)

  1. A state of bondage, slavery, or subjugation to another person.

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