Variant of slave
- a human being who is owned as property by, and is absolutely subject to the will of, another; bondservant divested of all freedom and personal rights
- a person who is completely dominated by some influence, habit, person, etc.: a slave to fashion
- a person who slaves; drudge
- slave ant
- a device actuated or controlled by another, similar device
Origin: Middle English sclave from Old French or ML: Old French esclave from Midieval Latin sclavus, slave, origin, originally , Slavic, Slavonic from Late Greek Sklabos, ultimately from Old Church Slavonic Slovēne, native name of a Slavic people: first used of captives of Slavic origin, originally inch(es) southeastern Europe
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