thrall (n.) Old form(s): thralles
slave, subject, captive
1H6 I.ii.117[Charles to Pucelle] look gracious on thy prostrate thrall
1H6 II.iii.35[Countess to Talbot] Long time thy shadow hath been thrall to me
Luc.725[of Lucrece] She says her subjects with foul insurrection / Have ... made her thrall / To living death
Mac III.vi.13[Lennox to Lord, of the King's attendants] That were the slaves of drink, and thralls of sleep
R3 IV.i.45[Queen Elizabeth to Dorset] hie thee from this slaughterhouse, / Lest thou ... make me die the thrall of Margaret's curse
Sonn.154.12[of a well] I, my mistress' thrall, / Came there for cure
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