- a man who has been freed from slavery.
Origin of freedman
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Freedman has written widely not only on military history, but on contemporary military strategy in journals and magazines as well.
Strategy, as Freedman describes his admittedly diffuse and multifaceted subject, is both a way of thinking and a way of doing.
"I would like to think [this issue] has nothing to do with transgender," says Freedman.Andrej Pejic: The Model Barnes & Noble Didn't Want You to See
May 20, 2011
He does not believe that the freedman's case has as yet been thus settled.
A freedman who does not pay due respect to his patron, may also be seized.Laws
The freedman has not yet found in freedom his promised land.
I have a freedman, who is not without some knowledge of letters.
The ranks of the army called the freedman to the rescue of his race.
- a man who has been freed from slavery
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Word Origin and History for freedman
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