freedman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n freedman a person who has been freed from slavery
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Freedman A man who has been a slave, and has been set free.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n freedman A man who has been a slave and is manumitted or otherwise set free: as, the freedmen of ancient Rome; the class of freedmen created by the abolition of slavery.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Freedman a man who has been a slave, and has been freed or set free
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. freo; Ger. frei, Ice. frí.

Usage

In literature:

A freedman burst into the atrium.
"The Lion's Brood" by Duffield Osborne
Better make a memo to talk with this chief-freedman of Martwynn's, what's his name?
"A Slave is a Slave" by Henry Beam Piper
For my freedman Phaetho saw nothing of him.
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Freedman's narrative is now resumed.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Cicero wrote letters to his freedman Tiro in terms of friendship and affection.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
The freedman Phaon offered him a lowly villa about four miles from the city.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
The ranks of the army called the freedman to the rescue of his race.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865" by Various
The negroes are all drawing rations at the Freedman's Bureau.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
He is said by some to have been the son of a notary, by others the freedman of a senator named Anulinus.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
Believing in the completeness of the redemption, the captive goes forth as 'the Lord's freedman.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
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In poetry:

The banner hangs high in the heavens,
The beacon commences to burn;
The shout of the freedman goes upward,
To welcome their waited return.
"Columbia's Guardian Angels" by Henry Clay Work
To every State went forth the claim,
How e'er convenient or remote,
And everywhere, in freedom's name,
They pressed the freedman's right to vote.
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell

In news:

Benedict Freedman penned movie and TV scripts, wrote several books, including 10 with his wife, Nancy, and taught math at Occidental College, where he also ran the general studies department.
Freedman 's Bank Still Connecting Families.
Freedman 's Bank still connecting families.
Freedman 's Bank records play a big role in connecting African-American families.
Based Freedman Farms fined $1.5 million, President sent to jail.
Man says dismissal is 'anti-military' freedman , school, military, coach, paperwork, brent, lacrosse, mission, high, parents.
"Blue Chicken," by Deborah Freedman .
Charles Ray Freedman , 79, died Oct 7, 2011, at his home.
David H Freedman is the author of Wrong: Why Experts Keep Failing Us—And How to Know When Not to Trust Them.
Freedman book gives Yukon Quest its deserved recognition.
Marc Freedman and his book, THE BIG SHIFT: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.
Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Marc Freedman about his book THE BIG SHIFT: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.
Marc Freedman is founder and CEO of Civic Ventures.
Alfred Freedman , a Leader in Psychiatry, Dies at 94.
Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman .
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In science:

De Wit - Freedman point particle - symmetric tensors first order interaction.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
We have determined the distance to M33 using the I band magnitude of the TRGB, following the description given in Lee, Freedman, & Madore (1993).
Determination of the Distance to M33 Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch and the Red Clump
Note that Freedman, Wilson, & Madore (1991) derived the total reddening of M33 Cepheids from BV RI photometry to be E (B − V ) = 0.10 ± 0.09, while Freedman et al. (2001) revised this value to E (B − V ) = 0.20 ± 0.04 using the different period-luminosity relations for V and I with the same data.
Determination of the Distance to M33 Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch and the Red Clump
This result confirms that the I -band magnitudes of the TRGB is insensitive to age or metallicity for old stars with [Fe/H]< −0.7 (Lee, Freedman, & Madore 1993).
Determination of the Distance to M33 Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch and the Red Clump
We are grateful to Dimitris Achlioptas, Mike Freedman, Eran Makover, Oded Schramm and Kevin Walker for stimulating discussions on this topic.
Determining the Genus of a Map by Local Observation of a Simple Random Process
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