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Definition of "bondwoman" [bond•wom•an]

  • A woman bondservant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bondwoman" in a sentence
  • "The bondwoman is a free woman compared with the wife."
  • "Agar the bondwoman is a figure of the mount Sinaiwhcre the peo - ple of ifrae I recciued the law: Sara the frcewoman is a figure of the hcaucnly Hierufalemj from whenfe pioceedeth the Gofpell."
  • "The fine for defect is calculated on the basis of how much a virgin bondwoman or a favorite slave would be worth and how much less such a bondwoman who was not a virgin would be worth."