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bondswoman

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[ bondz-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈbɒndzˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural bonds·wom·en.Law.
a woman who is bound or who by bond becomes surety for another.
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Origin of bondswoman

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

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[ bondz-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈbɒndzˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural bonds·wom·en.

Origin of bondswoman

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