Definition of freeman
1 : one enjoying civil or political liberty
2 : one having the full rights of a citizen
Examples of freeman in a Sentence
after eight years of residency, you will be granted the status of freeman
Recent Examples of freeman from the Web
Decisions on the borough budget are made at the annual freemen's meeting and can't be amended except by changing the borough charter, Geer said.
A mere 14-vote margin of Jewett City residents attending the freemen's meeting May 22 voted to cut the borough budget by eliminating one of the borough's two resident state troopers.
After watching both houses of Congress rewrite his lofty declarations of freemen’s rights, Madison was left exhausted and disillusioned.
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First Known Use of freeman
before 12th century
Definition of Freeman
Mary Eleanor Wilkins 1852–1930 née Wilkins American writer
FREEMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freeman for English Language Learners
: a free man : a man who is not a slave
FREEMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of freeman for Students
: a free person : a person who is not a slave
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