Definitions for helotˈhɛl ət

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. serf, helot, villein(noun)

    (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord


  1. helot(Noun)

    An individual of the ancient Spartan class of serfs.

  2. helot(Noun)

    A serf; a slave.

  3. Origin: Helotes, from (Εἵλωτες), possibly from ἁλίσκομαι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Helot(noun)

    a slave in ancient Sparta; a Spartan serf; hence, a slave or serf

  2. Origin: [L. Helotes, Hilotae, pl., fr. Gr. E'e`lws and E'elw`ths a bondman or serf of the Spartans; so named from 'Elos, a town of Laconia, whose inhabitants were enslaved; or perh. akin to e`lei^n to take, conquer, used as 2d aor. of .]

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  1. thole

  2. hotel

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