redemptioner

noun
re·​demp·​tion·​er | \ ri-ˈdem(p)-sh(ə-)nər How to pronounce redemptioner (audio) \

Definition of redemptioner

: an immigrant to America in the 18th and 19th centuries who obtained passage by becoming an indentured servant

First Known Use of redemptioner

1771, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redemptioner was in 1771

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“Redemptioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redemptioner. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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redemptioner

noun
re·​demp·​tion·​er | \ ri-ˈdemp-shə-nər How to pronounce redemptioner (audio) \

Legal Definition of redemptioner

: one that redeems specifically : one that redeems real property under equity of redemption or right of redemption

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