freeman

noun free·man \ ˈfrē-mən , -ˌman \

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

  1. after eight years of residency, you will be granted the status of freeman

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First Known Use of freeman

before 12th century

freeman Synonyms


Freeman

biographical name Free·man \ ˈfrē-mən \

Definition of Freeman

Douglas Sou*thall play \ˈsau̇-ˌt͟hȯl, -ˌthȯl\ 1886–1953 American editor and historian

Freeman

biographical name

Definition of Freeman

Mary Eleanor Wilkins 1852–1930 née Wilkins American writer

FREEMAN Defined for English Language Learners

freeman

noun

Definition of freeman for English Language Learners

  • : a free man : a man who is not a slave


FREEMAN Defined for Kids

freeman

noun free·man \ ˈfrē-mən \

Definition of freeman for Students

plural freemen \-mən\
: a free person : a person who is not a slave


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