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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freeman  \Free"man\,  n.;  pl  {Freemen}.  [AS.  fre['o]man; 
  fre['o]free  +  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}. 
  --Burrill. 
 
  Both  having  been  made  freemen  on  the  same  day 
  --Addison. 




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