verb (used with object), man·u·mit·ted, man·u·mit·ting.
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Origin of manumit
OTHER WORDS FROM manumitman·u·mit·ter, nounun·man·u·mit·ted, adjective
Words nearby manumit
Example sentences from the Web for manumit
The tendency to manumit faithful slaves called forth no approbation.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
To gratify the whims of a whimsical sect, who would have us, not only forbear making more slaves, but even manumit those we have.
Did it ever occur to her, that Northerners might go South, and buy a great many of these slaves, and manumit them?Aunt Phillis's Cabin|Mary H. Eastman
Ma is compounded with many words which express action done by the hand; as, manufacture, manumit.Lectures on Language|William S. Balch
To gratify the whim of a whimsical sect, who would have us not only forbear making more slaves, but even manumit those we have.