thralled


thralled

noun

  1. a person who is in bondage; slave.
  2. a person who is morally or mentally enslaved by some power, influence, or the like: He was the thrall of morbid fantasies.
  3. slavery; thralldom.

verb (used with object)

  1. Archaic. to put or hold in thralldom; enslave.

adjective

  1. Archaic. subjected to bondage; enslaved.

noun

  1. Also called: thraldom, (US) thralldom (ˈθrɔːldəm) the state or condition of being in the power of another person
  2. a person who is in such a state
  3. a person totally subject to some need, desire, appetite, etc

verb

  1. (tr) to enslave or dominate

n.Old English þræl “bondman, serf, slave,” from Old Norse þræll “slave, servant,” probably from Proto-Germanic *thrakhilaz, literally “runner,” from root *threh- “to run” (cf. Old High German dregil “servant,” properly “runner;” Old English þrægan, Gothic þragjan “to run”).

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