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thrall (n.)

late Old English þræl "bondman, serf, slave," from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse þræll "slave, servant," figuratively "wretch, scoundrel," probably from Proto-Germanic *thrakhilaz, literally "runner," from root *threh- "to run" (source also of Old High German dregil "servant," properly "runner;" Old English þrægan, Gothic þragjan "to run"). Meaning "condition of servitude" is from early 14c.

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Definitions of thrall

thrall (n.)
the state of being under the control of another person;
Synonyms: bondage / slavery / thralldom / thraldom
thrall (n.)
someone held in bondage;
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