Thrall


Thrall
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Un thrall (en vieux norrois, þræll ; þír) était, dans la société scandinave médiévale, un esclave. Durant l’Âge des Vikings, la classe des thralls était la plus basse de la société, et celle qui se chargeait des travaux ne nécessitant pas de formation particulière.


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  • Thrall — (altnordisch þræll; þír, männl., Bedeutung: ein unfreier Knecht ) wurden Sklaven von den Wikingern genannt. Diese waren im damaligen Kastensystem die niedrigstehendsten Personen und verrichteten üblicherweise Tätigkeiten zu denen keine besondere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thrall — (nórdico antiguo þræll) era el calificativo para un esclavo en la cultura escandinava durante la Era vikinga. Los Thralls pertenecían a la casta más baja de la sociedad nórdica y normalmente sin aptitudes ni capacidades laborales concretas.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thrall — Thrall, a. Of or pertaining to a thrall; in the condition of a thrall; bond; enslaved. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] The fiend that would make you thrall and bond. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrall — [θro:l US θro:l] n [Date: 900 1000; : Old Norse; Origin: thrAll] in sb s/sth s thrall also in thrall to sb/sth literary controlled or strongly influenced by someone or something ▪ We have a congress that is in thrall to special interest groups …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Thrall — Thrall, n. [OE. thral, [thorn]ral, Icel. [thorn]r[ae]ll, perhaps through AS. [thorn]r[=ae]l; akin to Sw. tr[ a]l, Dan. tr[ae]l, and probably to AS. [thorn]r[ae]gian to run, Goth. [thorn]ragjan, Gr. tre chein; cf. OHG. dregil, drigil, a servant.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrall — [ θrɔl ] noun LITERARY in thrall to completely controlled or influenced by someone or something have/hold someone in thrall to control someone completely or have all of their attention …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Thrall — Thrall, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 710 Housing Units (2000): 264 Land area (2000): 0.406467 sq. miles (1.052744 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.406467 sq. miles (1.052744 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Thrall, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 710 Housing Units (2000): 264 Land area (2000): 0.406467 sq. miles (1.052744 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.406467 sq. miles (1.052744 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • thrall — [thrôl] n. [ME thral < OE thræl < ON thræll < Gmc * thranhilaz, lit., the constrained one < IE base * trenk , to shove, press hard > THRONG] 1. [Now Chiefly Literary] a slave or bondman 2. a person under the moral or psychological… …   English World dictionary

  • Thrall — Thrall, v. t. To enslave. [Obs. or Poetic] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrall — ► NOUN ▪ the state of being in another s power: she was in thrall to her husband. DERIVATIVES thraldom (also thralldom) noun. ORIGIN Old Norse, «slave» …   English terms dictionary