freedwoman

[ freed-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈfridˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural freed·wom·en.

a woman who has been freed from slavery.

Nearby words

  1. freedom of the seas,
  2. freedom ride,
  3. freedom rider,
  4. freedom riders,
  5. freedomites,
  6. freefall,
  7. freefone,
  8. freegan,
  9. freehand,
  10. freehold

Origin of freedwoman

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; freed + woman

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