noun American History.
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And if my father came out a redemptioner, and worked his way, so had old Mr. Dulany.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
The Sot-Weed Factor gives a much less rose-colored account of the life of a redemptioner.The Colonial Cavalier|Maud Wilder Goodwin
Mr. Quimby bought him at the wharf out of a redemptioner ship.Pencil Sketches|Eliza Leslie
Overdursh,--, Dutch redemptioner bought with his family, 167.George Washington: Farmer|Paul Leland Haworth
This proprietor, who is now so wealthy, came over a redemptioner, and owes his present wealth to his industry and frugality.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2|Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach