Definition of Freedman

1. Noun. A person who has been freed from slavery.

Exact synonyms: Freedwoman
Generic synonyms: Freeman, Freewoman

Definition of Freedman

1. n. A man who has been a slave, and has been set free.

Definition of Freedman

1. Noun. A man who has been released from a condition of slavery. ¹

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Definition of Freedman

1. a man who has been freed from slavery [n FREEDMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freedman

freedle index
freedman (current term)
freedom fighter
freedom fighters
freedom fries
freedom from cruel and unusual punishment
freedom from discrimination
freedom from double jeopardy
freedom from involuntary servitude
freedom from search and seizure
freedom from self-incrimination
freedom of contract
freedom of expression

Literary usage of Freedman

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1. The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of by Edward McPherson (1875)
"10 provides that it shall be lawful for any freedman, free negro, or mulatto to charge any white person, freedman, free negro, or mulatto, by affidavit, ..."

2. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"Concerning his father, a freedman of Thagaste, the helper of his son's studies ; and his mother's counsels to chastity. FOR that year were my studies ..."

3. The Visigothic Code: (Forum Judicum) by Visigoths, Samuel Parsons Scott (1910)
"Where a Freeborn Woman Marries a Slave, or her own freedman. III. ... Where a Freedwoman, or a freedman, Marries the Slave of Another. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"A freedman could have no agnates except children, but his patron was in the ... The succession to the property of a freedman belonged to th« liberi of a ..."

5. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"It seems to have become customary towards the end of the 4th century—no earlier instance has been found—for the freedman acquitted in a Sim; ..."

6. Roman Private Law in the Times of Cicero and of the Antonines by Henry John Roby (1902)
"The relation of patron and freedman was in fact a continuance as regards the family in a modified form of the relation of master and slave. ..."

7. John Quincy Adams Ward: An Appreciation by Adeline Adams (1912)
"The freedman, a bronze statuette appearing in 1865, is Ward's answer to the ... If the freedman may be interpreted as answering one question of the day, ..."

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