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Meaning of PEONAGE

Pronunciation:  'peeunij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the practice of making a debtor work for his creditor until the debt is discharged
  2. [n]  the condition of a peon
 

PEONAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: captivity, enslavement, pattern, practice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pe"on*age\, n.
The condition of a peon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abjectness, absolutism, attendance, baseness, bond service, bondage, captivity, control, debt slavery, deprivation of freedom, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, domination, employ, employment, enslavement, enthrallment, feudalism, feudality, helotism, helotry, indentureship, meanness, menialness, ministration, ministry, restraint, serfdom, serfhood, servility, servitium, servitorship, servitude, slavery, slavishness, subjection, subjugation, submissiveness, subservience, subserviency, tendance, thrall, thralldom, tyranny, vassalage, villenage, yoke
 

 

 

 

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