Definitions for indentured servant
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who is bound to work for another for a specified period of time, esp. such a person who came to America during the colonial period.
Category: American History
Origin of indentured servant:
A debt bondage worker who is under contract of an employer for a specified period of time, in exchange for transportation, food, drink, clothing, lodging and other necessities.
Indentured servitude was a form of debt bondage, established in the early years of the American colonies and elsewhere.
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