Definition of Freedmen

1. Noun. (plural of freedman) ¹

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Definition of Freedmen

1. freedman [n] - See also: freedman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freedmen

freedle index
freedmen (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
freedom of movement

Literary usage of Freedmen

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1. The Spirit of Laws: Translated from the French of M. de Secondat, Baron de by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1794)
"Nothing f hindered freedmen from being united by mar- riage with the families of the free-born ; but they were not permitted to mix with ..."

2. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens, United States Congress (1866)
"You have about half a million of freedmen under your charge now? ... The great mass of the freedmen in the'State of Tennessee are in what might be called a ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"The subject-matter was described to be "to recover from the Cherokee Nation all moneys due, either in law or equity, and unpaid to the . . . freedmen, ..."

4. Imperatoris Iustiniani Institutionum Libri Quattuor by John Baron Moyle (1883)
"OF THE ASSIGNMENT OF freedmen. Before we leave the subject of succession to freedmen, we should observe a resolution of the Senate, to the effect that, ..."

5. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1873)
"March 2d, in the Senate, this bill was referred to the Committee on Slavery and freedmen, of which Mr. Sumner was Chairman. May 25th, Mr. Sumner reported ..."

6. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"As for the white freedmen, those of the better sort often acquired small estates, while some Some white became overseers of white servants freedmen and ..."

7. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"-1,1 f descended As for the white freedmen, those of the better sort often acquired small estates, while some became overseers of white servants and black ..."

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