371. Slavery

See also 68. CAPTIVITY .

the movement for the abolition of slavery, especially Negro slavery in the U.S. —abolitionist, n.
the condition or quality of being a helot; serfdom or slavery. Also helotage, helotry .
1. the state or period of being indentured or apprenticed; apprenticeship.
2. the state or period of being a servant bound to service for a specified time in return for passage to a colony.
a doctrine that advocates slavery. —servility, n.

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: