Definition of Freeman

1. Noun. A person who is not a serf or a slave.

Exact synonyms: Freewoman
Generic synonyms: Citizen
Specialized synonyms: Freedman, Freedwoman



Definition of Freeman

1. n. One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal.

Definition of Freeman

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. A free man, one who is not a serf or slave. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) ''or ceremonial'' A person awarded or inheriting the freedom, with any attached privileges, of a borough or city. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freeman

1. one who is free [n FREEMEN]

Medical Definition of Freeman

1. Origin: AS. Freoman; freofree + mann man. 1. One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal. 2. A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain privileges; a member of a borough, town, or State, who has the right to vote at elections. See Liveryman. "Both having been made freemen on the same day." (Addison) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freeman

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Literary usage of Freeman

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"At the time of the signing of this contract Shannon paid to Mrs. Freeman the sum of $500. ... Mrs. Freeman signed both, and Schwartz returned one copy ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"D. '13 Freeman, George. Distress following war In the east. ... Freeman, Lena Hayden. Notes and their homes. Home Prog. 2: 33- 6. Mr. '13. ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1892)
"THE close connection between history and the science of geography has been established by the late Professor EA Freeman, whose melancholy death took place ..."

4. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Freeman, PHILIP (1818-1875), archdeacon of Exeter, son of Edmund Freeman, ... It was thought that through Buckingham Freeman would succeed Thomas ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"Freeman, 118 US 97 [30: 104]. We reversed that decree, and remanded the cause with instructions to enter a decree in conformity with the opinion of this ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"the Somerset Archaeological Society at Wellington, he renewed acquaintance with Freeman, whom he had not seen since his schoolboy days. ..."

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