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A woman bondservant.
[Middle English bondewomman, from bonde, serf; see bondage.]
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n, pl -women
a female serf or slave
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n., pl. -wom•en.
a female slave.
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|Noun||1.||bondwoman - a female bound to serve without wages|
bond servant - someone bound to labor without wages
|2.||bondwoman - a female slave|
slave - a person who is owned by someone
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