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Part of speech: noun

A male slave or serf. bondsman.

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Usage examples "bondman":

  1. Even comfortable circumstances, which he apparently enjoyed, created in the Malmesbury bondman no satisfaction with his lot. - "Chaucer and His England", 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", 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", Edgar Saltus.