bondage (n.)
condition of being bound, constraint, oppression
1H6 V.iii.111[Suffolk to Margaret] would you not suppose / Your bondage happy, to be made a queen?
KL I.ii.49[Gloucester reading Edgar's letter] I begin to find an idle and fond bondage in the oppression of aged tyranny
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