bondswoman

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[bondz-woo m-uh n]

noun, plural bonds·wom·en. Law.

a woman who is bound or who by bond becomes surety for another.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. bonds,
  2. bondservant,
  3. bondslave,
  4. bondsman,
  5. bondstone,
  6. bonduc,
  7. bondwoman,
  8. bone,
  9. bone ash,
  10. bone bed

Origin of bondswoman

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1605–15; bond's woman woman of the bond, i.e., its signer; see bondsman1, woman

bondswoman

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[bondz-woo m-uh n]

noun, plural bonds·wom·en.

Origin of bondswoman

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