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Meaning of GALLEY SLAVE

Pronunciation:  'galee sleyv

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
  2. [n]  a slave condemned to row in a galley
 
 Synonyms: drudge, navvy, peon
 
 See Also: jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer, slave

 

 

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