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Meaning of BONDSMAN

Pronunciation:  'bândzmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a male slave
  2. [n]  a male bound to serve without wages
  3. [n]  someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else
 

BONDSMAN is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bondman, bondswoman
 
 See Also: benefactor, bond servant, helper, slave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bonds"man\, n.; pl. {Bondsmen}. [Bond, a. or n. +
man.]
1. A slave; a villain; a serf; a bondman.

         Carnal, greedy people, without such a precept, would
         have no mercy upon their poor bondsmen. --Derham.

2. (Law) A surety; one who is bound, or who gives security,
   for another.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bailsman, bondmaid, bondman, bondslave, bondswoman, captive, chattel, chattel slave, churl, concubine, debt slave, galley slave, godfather, godparent, guarantee, guarantor, guaranty, helot, homager, insurer, liege, liege man, liege subject, mainpernor, mortgagor, odalisque, peon, serf, servant, slave, sponsor, subject, surety, theow, thrall, underwriter, vassal, villein, warrantor
 

 

 

 

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