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bonds·man

 (bŏndz′mən)
n.
1. A person who provides bond or surety for another.
2. A male bondservant.

bondsman

(ˈbɒndzmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Law) law a person bound by bond to act as surety for another
2. (Historical Terms) another word for bondservant

bonds•man1

(ˈbɒndz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who by means of a bond becomes surety for another.
[1725–35]

bonds•man2

(ˈbɒndz mən)

n., pl. -men.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bondsman - a male slave
slave - a person who is owned by someone
2.bondsman - someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
3.bondsman - a male bound to serve without wages
bond servant - someone bound to labor without wages

bondsman

noun
One who posts bond:
Translations

bondsman

[ˈbɒndzmən] n (-men (pl)) → servo, schiavo
References in classic literature ?
Nay, I can tell you more,'' said Wamba, in the same tone; ``there is old Alderman Ox continues to hold his Saxon epithet, while he is under the charge of serfs and bondsmen such as thou, but becomes Beef, a fiery French gallant, when he arrives before the worshipful jaws that are destined to consume him.
I noticed at one side a gathering of professional bondsmen in solemn black and collars that buttoned behind; but it seemed there was some trouble about their real estate titles; and they did not appear to be getting any of us out.
Till now I made sure that I alone was to fall here at Troy away from Argos, while you were to return to Phthia, bring back my son with you in your own ship, and show him all my property, my bondsmen, and the greatness of my house--for Peleus must surely be either dead, or what little life remains to him is oppressed alike with the infirmities of age and ever present fear lest he should hear the sad tidings of my death.
Their bail bondsmen will guide a client through the ins and outs of the bail bond process.
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She killed herself, they say, after failed attempts to get family, friends and bondsmen to help post her approximately $515 bond.
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