freeman

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noun free·man \ˈfrē-mən, -ˌman\

Definition of freeman

  1. 1 :  one enjoying civil or political liberty

  2. 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

Recent Examples of freeman from the Web

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First Known Use of freeman

before 12th century


Freeman

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biographical name Free·man \ˈfrē-mən\

Definition of Freeman

  1. Douglas Sou*thallplay \ˈsau̇-ˌthȯl, -ˌthȯl\ 1886–1953 American editor and historian


Freeman

biographical name free·man

Definition of Freeman

  1. Mary Eleanor Wilkins 1852–1930 née Wilkins American writer


FREEMAN Defined for English Language Learners

freeman

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noun

Definition of freeman for English Language Learners

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


FREEMAN Defined for Kids

freeman

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noun free·man \ˈfrē-mən\

Definition of freeman for Students

plural

freemen

\-mən\
  1. :  a free person :  a person who is not a slave



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