a woman who has been freed from slavery.
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How to use freedwoman in a sentence
A freedwoman had roused superstitious fear in the heart of a daughter of the Cæsars!"Unto Caesar" | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
I saw them just now, right across the Forum, when the wretched freedwoman clung shrieking round my shins."Unto Caesar" | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Some measure of the situation may be taken from what befell when the freedwoman Claudia Acte became the mistress of Nero.The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire | T. R. Glover
She wrote a few words also, committing care over Lygia to Nero's freedwoman, Acte.Quo Vadis | Henryk Sienkiewicz
This young freedwoman was of a character far superior to the mode of life into which she had been forced while still a slave.Roman Women | Alfred Brittain