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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A male slave; A male bound to serve without wages.

Usage examples (29)
  • "bondman" used in the Mosaic law means chattel slavery; 2.
  • "bondman," one contracting service for a term of years; שָּׂכִיר,
  • Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of
  • I came a freeman into prison; I will not go forth a bondman. for more
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  • A "bondman" is a serf or a slave, while a "bondsman" is a person who provides bail.
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