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Thral"dom (?), n. [Icel. raeldomr. See Thrall, and -dom.]

The condition of a thrall; slavery; bondage; state of servitude.

[Written also thralldom.]

Women are born to thraldom and penance And to be under man's governance. Chaucer.

He shall rule, and she in thraldom live. Dryden.


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