What does the word freeman mean?

Usage examples for freeman

  1. Mr. Freeman wuz young enough to be my boy, anyway. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  2. I felt myself, for the first time, a freeman on that day. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. The self- organized community, whatever it might be, had the right of creating any stranger a freeman according as it thought fit. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy