Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape. on Travel quotes quotes
From a home economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life. A few ones that stuck out to me: "You have no right to question him." "A good wife always knows her place.