noun, plural freedmen.
a man who has been freed from slavery.

1595–1605; freed + man1 Unabridged
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freedman (ˈfriːdˌmæn)
n , pl -men
a man who has been freed from slavery
fem n

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Word Origin & History

"manumitted slave," c.1600, from pp. of free + man. Also cf. freeman.
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Example sentences for freedmen
To them he was also overly trusting, and easily manipulated by his wives and freedmen.
However, these same sources admit that the freedmen were loyal to claudius.
According to appian, the new settlers were drawn from freedmen of rome.
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