AskDefine | Define slaves

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slaves
  1. Plural for of a slave.

Extensive Definition

Slavery is a social-economic system under which certain persons — known as slaves — are deprived of personal freedom and compelled to perform labour or services. The following is a list of known slaves:
St John, in 1541 he was captured and made a galley slave for a year by Barbary pirates under the command of Turgut Reis.

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