What does freedman mean?

Definitions for freedmanˈfrid mən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freedman, freedwoman(noun)

    a person who has been freed from slavery


  1. freedman(Noun)

    A man who has been released from a condition of slavery.

    "Education was a high priority for Appalachian freedmen and freedwomen just as it was for blacks throughout the Reconstruction South." (John C. Inscoe, Appalachians and Race: "Introduction" 7, 2001)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freedman(noun)

    a man who has been a slave, and has been set free


  1. Freedman

    A freedman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Historically, slaves became freedmen either by manumission or emancipation. A fugitive slave is one who escaped slavery by fleeing.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freedman in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freedman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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