tubman

[ tuhb-muhn ]
/ ˈtʌb mən /

noun, plural tub·men.Old English Law.

a barrister in the Court of Exchequer who had precedence in motions over every other barrister except the postman.

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Origin of tubman

First recorded in 1635–45; tub + -man

Definition for tubman (2 of 2)

Tubman
[ tuhb-muhn ]
/ ˈtʌb mən /

noun

Harriet Araminta, 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slavery to become a leader of the Underground Railroad; served as a Union scout during Civil War.
William Va·can·a·rat Shadrach [vuh-kan-uh-rat], /vəˈkæn əˌræt/, 1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71.
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British Dictionary definitions for tubman

Tubman
/ (ˈtʌbmən) /

noun

William Vacanarat Shadrach (vəˈkænəˌræt ˈʃædræk). 1895–1971, Liberian statesman; president of Liberia (1944–71)
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