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  1. galley slave(noun)

    a slave condemned to row in a galley

  2. drudge, peon, navvy, galley slave(noun)

    a laborer who is obliged to do menial work

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  1. galley slave(Noun)

    A slave who rows in a galley.

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  1. Galley Slave

    "Galley Slave" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov, originally published in Galaxy, December 1957, and included in the collection The Rest of the Robots. Asimov identified it as his favorite among those of his robot stories featuring the character of Susan Calvin.

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