bondman








noun, plural bond·men.

  1. a male slave.
  2. a man bound to service without wages.
  3. Old English Law. a villein or other unfree tenant.
n.

mid-13c., “husband, husbandman,” from Middle English bond (see bondage) + man (n.). Later, “man in bondage, slave” (mid-14c.).

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