Word: helot

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helot definition

Synonyms: helot

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: helot

german
leibeigener, leibeigene


french
esclave

russian
раб, илот

czech
otrok

polish
niewolnik, helota

ukrainian
раб, рабе, рабо, рабинь

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The meaning and "use of": helot

noun
  • a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.

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