bondslave (n.) Old form(s): bondslaue, Bond-slaues
slave, bondsman, person in a condition of servitude
Oth I.ii.99[Brabantio to all, of Othello's affair] if such actions may have passage free, / Bondslaves and pagans shall our statesmen be
R2 II.i.114[John of Gaunt to King Richard] Thy state of law is bondslave to the law
TN II.v.184[Sir Toby to Maria] Shall I play my freedom at tray-trip and become thy bondslave?
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