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freeman

[ free-muhn ]
/ ˈfri mən /
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noun, plural free·men.
a person who is free; a person who enjoys personal, civil, or political liberty.
a person who enjoys or is entitled to citizenship, franchise, or other special privilege: a freeman of a city.
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Origin of freeman

before 1000; Middle English freman,Old English frēoman.See free, man

OTHER WORDS FROM freeman

non·free·man, noun, plural non·free·men.

Other definitions for freeman (2 of 2)

Freeman
[ free-muhn ]
/ ˈfri mən /

noun
Douglas Sou·thall [sou-thawl], /ˈsaʊ ðɔl/, 1886–1953, U.S. journalist and biographer.
Edward Augustus, 1823–92, English historian.
Mary E(leanor Wilkins), 1862–1930, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for freeman (1 of 2)

freeman
/ (ˈfriːmən) /

noun plural -men
a person who is not a slave or in bondage
a person who enjoys political and civil liberties; citizen
a person who enjoys a privilege or franchise, such as the freedom of a city

British Dictionary definitions for freeman (2 of 2)

Freeman
/ (ˈfriːmən) /

noun
Cathy, full name Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman . born 1973, Australian sprinter; winner of the 200m and 400m in the 1994 Commonwealth Games and the 400m in the 2000 Olympic Games
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