peonage :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

peonage


  • n  the condition of a peon
  • n  the practice of making a debtor work for his creditor until the debt is discharged

  • Last week, the League of Nations Temporary Commission on Slavery discussed peonage (employment of peons or laborers).
  • Haitian zombies are those unfortunate people who have been resurrected from the grave and placed in peonage by villainous masters.
  • Federal officials step up efforts to rescue migrants from peonage Every year during the summer, waves of migrants work their way northward from the South and Mexico,.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.