Definitions of thraldom
  1. noun

    the state of being under the control of another person

    bondage, slavery, thrall, thralldom
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    bonded labor

    a practice in which employers give high-interest loans to workers whose entire families then labor at low wages to pay off the debt; the practice is illegal in the United States

    state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment
    serfdom, serfhood, vassalage

    the state of a serf
    villainage, villeinage

    the legal status or condition of servitude of a villein or feudal serf
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    subjection, subjugation

    forced submission to control by others

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