bondwoman

[ bond-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈbɒndˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural bond·wom·en.

a female slave.

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Origin of bondwoman

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English bonde womman; see bond2, woman
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