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freeman Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a person who is not a serf or a slave
    freewoman.
WordNet

Free"man noun
Etymology
AS. freóman; freófree + mann man.
Wordforms
plural Freemen
Definitions
  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. Burrill.
    Both having been made freemen on the same day. Addison.

Webster 1913