[freed-woo m-uh n]
- a woman who has been freed from slavery.
Origin of freedwoman
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Examples from the Web for freedwoman
The chastity of a slave or a freedwoman or even a foreigner, was of no value.
As my freedwoman, you will, of course, bear my name with your own.
Thou art no more a slave, but the freedwoman of the Empress Valeria.
Horace is the only one who celebrated a freedwoman in some of his odes.The Satyricon, Complete
M. Abudius Luminaris, who raises this monument, had married his own freedwoman; “Patronus idemque conjux.”Roman Sepulchral Inscriptions