The commerce of slave cloth held many ironies. Enslaved cotton plantation workers raised, harvested, ginned, and baled raw cotton to send to local, northern, and European spinning, knitting, and weaving mills. They then received back the finished cloth and clothing that marked them as slaves.
Slave definition is - a person held in forced servitude. How to use slave in a sentence.
Slaveholder definition is - someone who holds one or more people in forced servitude.
Brother Riemer stated, "[the slaves] are, even in their most beautiful suit, obliged to go barefoot. Slaves were forbidden to wear shoes. This was a prime mark of distinction between the free and the bonded and no exceptions were permitted."
Thereafter, the humiliated slave would be coerced by the slave master to wear his trousers without a belt so that they’d sag, which served as proof [like branded cattle] the slave had been aptly broken in. Needless to add, it was the ultimate emasculation of the African male slave for being defiant toward his white slave masters.
A dominatrix wearing a corset with a submissive man at 2013 Cologne Pride. In BDSM, Master/slave, M/s or sexual slavery is a relationship in which one individual serves another in a consensual authority-exchange structured relationship. Unlike Dominant / submissive structures found in BDSM in which love is often the core value, service and obedience are often the core values in Master/slave structures.
Meaning "one who has lost the power of resistance to some habit or vice" is from 1550s. Applied to devices from 1904, especially those which are controlled by others (compare slave jib in sailing, similarly of locomotives, flash bulbs, amplifiers).
A slave, by definition, has no Autonomy whatsoever. Its only desire is to fulfill every wish, every whim, of it’s Master. A Master looking for a slave, must therefore dedicate himself to managing his girls time very well. So the slave is not free to do anything on its own then? The slave is expected to have no desires except to obey their master.
House Slaves: An Overview. House slave was a term used to refer to those enslaved Africans relegated to performing domestic work on American slave plantations. Typically slave labor on the plantation was divided into two broad categories: house servants and field hands.