white slave

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white slavery

1. The enslavement of white people.
2. The supposed phenomenon of large numbers of white women and girls being abducted, transported across a border, and forced into prostitution in the late 1800s and early 1900s, especially as characterized by social reformers.

white slave n.

white slave

a girl or woman forced or sold into prostitution
white slavery n

white′ slave′

a woman who is sold or forced into prostitution.
white′ slav′er, n.
white′ slav′ery, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white slave - a woman sold into prostitutionwhite slave - a woman sold into prostitution  
bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, prostitute, sporting lady, tart, whore, woman of the street, working girl - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
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A couple of soldiers snapped the first ring around the neck of a powerful white slave, and one by one the rest of us were herded to our places, and the work of shackling us neck to neck commenced.
By this time I could understand a few words of their strange language, and when the colonel asked me if I would prefer to remain at the post as his body servant, I signified my willingness as emphatically as possible, for I had seen enough of the brutality of the common soldiers toward their white slaves to have no desire to start out upon a march of unknown length, chained by the neck, and driven on by the great whips that a score of the soldiers carried to accelerate the speed of their charges.
Admitting this to have been an ex- traordinary case of mental deterioration, it proves at least that the white slave can sink as low in the scale of humanity as the black one.
Questions that really matter to people's lives, the White Slave Traffic, Women Suffrage, the Insurance Bill, and so on.
Women were classed alongside lunatics, criminals, white slave traffickers and (this really stings) Peers of the Realm, as people who were considered unfit to have a say in the running of the country.
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler is also teaming up with Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins and Har Mar Superstar for a Spinal Tap type side project called White Slave.
Here, there are mighty granitetopped tables, lots of oak and pewter and the youthful, pretty staff - shipped in via the Hales/Salisbury white slave trade - sport pervy leather aprons.
Giles Milton's persistence turned up an extraordinary story of the white slave trade of the 17th and 18th centuries when thousands of English men and women were dragged off to North Africa.
Dr Beckford, 37, who traced back five generations to discover he was descended from a white slave trader from Hull, said he would be closely following the landmark case.
In the essay entitled "Sacred Legacies," Annette Gordon-Reed demonstrates that American slavery and racism were "inextricably entwined" and that, "although white slave owners did have overwhelming power, they were not gods.
William Robbins, a neighboring white slave master, arrives at the Townsend plantation with his half-black illegitimate son and daughter.
Satisfied I wasn't going to be kidnapped by white slave traders, she waited in reception while I went to the cattle market - sorry, selection process.