noun, plural bonds·wom·en.Law.
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In commemoration of the sacrifice by Abraham, according to the Koran, of Ishmael, child of his bondswoman.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
Still the laws of the Republic made woman practically the bondswoman of man.Creed And Deed|Felix Adler
In the preface to The Bondswoman's Son he confesses that he has sometimes wondered if he has incarnated different personalities.August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt|L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
A penance of seven years was imposed for perjury, with the additional penalty of setting free a bondsman or bondswoman.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
It is possible for a woman to fulfil a bond and yet not be a bondswoman.Green Fire|Fiona Macleod