noun, plural bonds·men. Law.
Origin of bondsman1
noun, plural bonds·men.
Origin of bondsman2
Examples from the Web for bondsmen
Two or three miserable huts, at the foot of the fortalice, held the bondsmen and tenants of the feuar.The Monastery|Sir Walter Scott
Many present who were at first our enemies, came to me in tears, and offered to be our bondsmen.Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger|Elihu G. Holland
It sues him and perhaps his bondsmen and recovers the money.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He does not say that Evans could not read or write, but that his "bondsmen really administered his affairs and ran his office."
By such demeanor, also, were the bondsmen of Westley—the first flush of their righteous enthusiasm faded—greatly disturbed.The Boss of Little Arcady|Harry Leon Wilson