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esne

(ˈɛznɪ)
n
a household slave
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es•ne

(ˈɛz ni, -nɛ)

n.
(in Anglo-Saxon England) a member of the lowest class; laborer.
[before 950; < Old English; c. Old High German asni, Goth asneis day laborer, harvester, akin to asans harvest]
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