What does the word bondman mean?

    Part of speech: feminine

  • Bondwoman.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A male slave or serf. bondsman.

Usage examples for bondman

  1. Even comfortable circumstances, which he apparently enjoyed, created in the Malmesbury bondman no satisfaction with his lot. – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
  2. Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self- sacrifice; The confidence of reason give; And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  3. He might be a herder, a bedouin, a bondman; indifferently the voluptuous city embraced him, lulled him with the myrrh and cassia of her caresses, sheltering him and all others that came in the folds of her monstrous robe. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus