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.

whenceforth

English

Adverb

(-)
  • (formal) From which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which.
  • With great reluctance, he was introduced to pomegranates, whenceforth he refused any other fruit.
  • (formal, interrogative) Forth from what place, time, or point; onward from what place, time, or point.
  • Whenceforth ought we to maintain radio-silence?

    slave

    English

    Alternative forms

    : * ** sclaue * ** sclaue ** sclave * ** sclaue ** sklaw ** sklaue ** sklave : * ** slaif ** slaue ** slave (modern spelling developed) * ** slaue ** slave (whenceforth the modern spelling predominated)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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 slave to passion, to strong drink, or to ambition
  • A drudge; one who labours like a slave.
  • An abject person; a wretch.
  • Art thou the slave that with thy breath hast kill'd/ Mine innocent child? Shakespeare. Much Ado About Nothing.
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    (terms derived from slave) * antislavery * bondslave * enslave * enslavement * enslaver * no slave to fashion * postslavery * sex slave * sexual slavery * slaveboy * slave code * slavedom * slave driver, slave-driver * Slave Dynasty * slave-girl, slavegirl * slaveholder * slaveholding * slave labour * slaveless * slavelike * slavemaster * slaveowner * slaver * slave to fashion * slavery * slave ship * slave trade * slavey * slavish * wage slave * white slave * white slaver * white slavery

    See also

    * chattel * indentured servant * * (Slavery)

    Verb

    (slav)
  • To work hard.
  • I was slaving all day over a hot stove.
  • To enslave.
  • (Marston)
  • To place a device under the control of another.
  • to slave a hard disk
  • * 2005 , Simon Millward, Fast Guide to Cubase SX (page 403)
  • Slaving one digital audio device to another unit using timecode alone results in time-based synchronisation

    References

    * August 2, 2004 , "EE Times: Beware 'zombie' clauses * Notes:

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