Bondwoman
Bondwoman Bond"wom`an, n.; pl. {Bondwomen}. [Bond,a.orn.+ woman.] A woman who is a slave, or in bondage. [1913 Webster]

He who was of the bondwoman. --Gal. iv. 23. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bondwoman — [bänd′woom΄ən] n. pl. bondwomen [bänd′wim΄ən] a woman bondservant …   English World dictionary

  • bondwoman — also bondswoman noun Date: 14th century a female slave …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bondwoman — /bond woom euhn/, n., pl. bondwomen. a female slave. [1350 1400; ME bonde womman. See BOND2, WOMAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • bondwoman — noun A woman who is bound in servitude; a female slave …   Wiktionary

  • bondwoman — n. female slave or serf …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bondwoman — bond·wom·an …   English syllables

  • bondwoman — bond•wom•an [[t]ˈbɒndˌwʊm ən[/t]] n. pl. wom•en a female slave • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • bondwoman — /ˈbɒndwʊmən/ (say bondwoomuhn) noun (plural bondwomen) a female slave. Also, bondswoman …   Australian English dictionary

  • bondwoman — noun 1. a female bound to serve without wages • Syn: ↑bondswoman, ↑bondmaid • Hypernyms: ↑bond servant 2. a female slave • Syn: ↑bondswoman, ↑bondmaid …   Useful english dictionary

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