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bondman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bondman  \Bond"man\,  n.;  pl  {Bondmen}.  [Bond,a.orn.+  man.] 
  1.  A  man  slave,  or  one  bound  to  service  without  wages.  ``To 
  enfranchise  bondmen.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  (Old  Eng.  Law)  A  villain,  or  tenant  in  villenage. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bondman 
  n  1:  a  male  bound  to  serve  without  wages  [syn:  {bondsman}] 
  2:  a  male  slave  [syn:  {bondsman}] 




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