indentured servant

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inden′tured serv′ant


n.
a person who is bound to work for another for a specified period of time, esp. such a person who came to America during the colonial period.
[1665–75]
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It is what this country is founded on: erasure and silencing of the real history of this land, the genocide of indigenous people on which this state is founded on, the enslavement and genocide of black people on which this state founded on, the indentured slavery of racialized people on which this state is founded on.
It was indentured slavery but they didn't ask too many questions (like who are you), and if you hustled your butt the mostly European waiters would look after you.
So, the workers we spoke to said, "It's a little bit like indentured slavery, you know what I'm saying?