Thral·dom n. The condition of a thrall; slavery; bondage; state of servitude. [Written also thralldom.]
Women are born to thraldom and penance
And to be under man's governance. --Chaucer.
He shall rule, and she in thraldom live. --Dryden.
n : the state of being under the control of another person [syn:
bondage, slavery, thrall, thralldom]