noun, plural bonds·men. Law.
Origin of bondsman1
noun, plural bonds·men.
Origin of bondsman2
Examples from the Web for bondsman
The guard sidled up to Tulitz and whispered in his ear, "What'll yer gimme if I gitcher a bondsman?"Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
My soul has led a bondsman's life: why should I remain to pine?The Civilization Of China|Herbert A. Giles
He lounges about a year or two, squanders away the money, and where is his bondsman?Noah Webster|Horace E. Scudder
Pete and the bondsman were there, too, and presently the group moved over to the clerk's desk.Good References|E. J. Rath
And Ruth threw her dandelion chain about his neck, claiming her bondsman with the childish tyranny he found so sweet.Silver Pitchers: and Independence|Louisa May Alcott