(n.) = slave ; drudge ; thrall. Ex: And there is more to be gained from an imaginary nineteenth-century boy floating down the Mississippi on a raft with a fleeing black slave than a good deal of everyday, 'direct' experience can give. Ex: People who called themselves 'climatologists' were mostly drudges who compiled statistics about weather conditions in regions of interest. Ex: As thralls are considered the property of their lord, crimes committed by thralls must be compensated by their owner just like damage caused by animals. ---- * comercio de esclavos = slave trade. * dar libertad a un esclavo = manumit. * emancipar a un esclavo = manumit. * esclavo del trabajo = workaholic. * esclavo fugitivo = maroon. * ser esclavo de = be slave to ; be in the thrall(s) of. * ser esclavo de la rutina = be (stuck) in a rut ; be stuck in a groove. * taller de trabajo esclavo = sweatshop. * trabajar como un esclavo = work like + a slave ; slave. * trata de esclavos = slave trade. * vender a Alguien como esclavo = sell + Nombre + into slavery.