noun American History.
an emigrant from Europe to America who obtained passage by becoming an indentured servant for a specified period of time.

1765–75; redemption + -er1 Unabridged
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redemptioner (rɪˈdɛmpʃənə)
history an emigrant to Colonial America who paid for his passage by becoming an indentured servant

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Example sentences
He is accountable for the balance to a proper redemptioner.
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