Bondmaid
Bondmaid Bond"maid`, n. [Bond, a. or n. + maid.] A female slave, or one bound to service without wages, as distinguished from a hired servant. [1913 Webster]

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  • bondmaid — [bänd′mād΄] n. a girl or woman bondservant or slave …   English World dictionary

  • bondmaid — noun Date: 1526 archaic a female bond servant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bondmaid — /bond mayd /, n. 1. a female slave. 2. a woman bound to service without wages. [1520 30; BOND2 + MAID] * * * …   Universalium

  • bondmaid — noun A female bondservant. Syn: bondmaiden …   Wiktionary

  • bondmaid — n. female slave …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bondmaid — bond·maid …   English syllables

  • bondmaid — bond•maid [[t]ˈbɒndˌmeɪd[/t]] n. 1) a female slave 2) a woman bound to service without wages • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • bondmaid — /ˈbɒndmeɪd/ (say bondmayd) noun 1. a female slave. 2. a female bound to service without wages …   Australian English dictionary

  • bondmaid — noun 1. a female bound to serve without wages • Syn: ↑bondwoman, ↑bondswoman • Hypernyms: ↑bond servant 2. a female slave • Syn: ↑bondwoman, ↑bondswoman …   Useful english dictionary

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