bond servant

bond serv·ant
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bond sur-vuh nt]
    • /bɒnd ˈsɜr vənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bond sur-vuh nt]
    • /bɒnd ˈsɜr vənt/

Definitions of bond servant words

  • noun bond servant a person who serves in bondage; slave. 1
  • noun bond servant a person bound to service without wages. 1

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Origin of bond servant

First appearance:

before 1525
One of the 28% oldest English words
First recorded in 1525-35

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Parts of speech for Bond servant


bond servant popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

bond servant usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for bond servant

noun bond servant

  • chattel — Chattels are things that belong to you.
  • drudge — a person who does menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.
  • peon — a messenger, attendant, or orderly.
  • serf — a person in a condition of servitude, required to render services to a lord, commonly attached to the lord's land and transferred with it from one owner to another.
  • slave — a person who is the property of and wholly subject to another; a bond servant.

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