What is the difference between whenceforth and slave?
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Whenceforth is an alternative form of slave.
As a adverb whenceforth
is (formal) from which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which.
As a noun slave is
a person who is the property of another person and whose labor and also whose life often is subject to the owner's volition.
As a verb slave is
to work hard.
(formal) From which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which.
(formal, interrogative) Forth from what place, time, or point; onward from what place, time, or point.
- With great reluctance, he was introduced to pomegranates, whenceforth he refused any other fruit.
- Whenceforth ought we to maintain radio-silence?
** slave (modern spelling developed)
** slave (whenceforth the modern spelling predominated)
A person who is the property of another person and whose labor and also whose life often is subject to the owner's volition.
A person who is legally obliged by prior contract (oral or written) to work for another, with contractually limited rights to bargain; an indentured servant.
One who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders to something.
A drudge; one who labours like a slave.
An abject person; a wretch.
- a slave to passion, to strong drink, or to ambition
A person who is forced against his/her will to perform, for another person or other persons, sexual acts or other personal services on a regular or continuing basis.
(engineering) A device that is controlled by another device.
- Art thou the slave that with thy breath hast kill'd/ Mine innocent child? Shakespeare. Much Ado About Nothing.
(terms derived from slave)
* no slave to fashion
* sex slave
* sexual slavery
* slave code
* slave driver, slave-driver
* Slave Dynasty
* slave-girl, slavegirl
* slave labour
* slave to fashion
* slave ship
* slave trade
* wage slave
* white slave
* white slaver
* white slavery
* indentured servant
To work hard.
- I was slaving all day over a hot stove.
To place a device under the control of another.
* 2005 , Simon Millward, Fast Guide to Cubase SX (page 403)
- to slave a hard disk
- Slaving one digital audio device to another unit using timecode alone results in time-based synchronisation
* August 2, 2004 ,
"EE Times: Beware 'zombie' clauses