Associations to the word «Servitude»

Wiktionary

SERVITUDE, noun. The state of being a slave; slavery.
SERVITUDE, noun. (legal) A qualified beneficial interest severed or fragmented from the ownership of an inferior property and attached to a superior property or to some person other than the owner.

Dictionary definition

SERVITUDE, noun. State of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment; "penal servitude".

Wise words

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