Free"man (?), n.; pl. Freemen (#). [AS. freoman; freofree + mann man.]

1.

One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal.

2.

A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain privileges; a member of a borough, town, or State, who has the right to vote at elections. See Liveryman.

Burrill.

Both having been made freemen on the same day. Addison.

 

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