freed·man || 'frɪːdmən n. slave who has been given his freedom

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  • Freedman — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Benjamin Freedman (1890–1984), amerikanischer Industrieller und Antizionist Daniel X. Freedman (1921–1993), amerikanischer Psychologe Daniel Z. Freedman (* 1939), amerikanischer Physiker Estelle Freedman,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Freedman — Freed man, n.; pl. {Freedmen}. A man who has been a slave, and has been set free. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freedman — manumitted slave, c.1600, from pp. of FREE (Cf. free) (adj.) + MAN (Cf. man). Also Cf. FREEMAN (Cf. freeman) …   Etymology dictionary

  • freedman — [frēd′mən] n. pl. freedmen [frēd′mən] a man legally freed from slavery or bondage …   English World dictionary

  • Freedman —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Benjamin Harrison Freedman (1890 1984), homme d affaires américain Dougie Freedman (1974 ), footballeur écossais James Oliver Freedman (1935 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Freedman — A freedman is a former slave who has been manumitted or emancipated. The first means the freeing of an individual by the owner, often through deed or will, and sometimes by legislative petition. The second more often refers to a general freeing… …   Wikipedia

  • freedman — /freed meuhn/, n., pl. freedmen. a man who has been freed from slavery. [1595 1605; FREED + MAN1] * * * ▪ labour       former slave set free. In ancient Athens, former slaves bore no stigma, and some rose to positions of political or economic… …   Universalium

  • freedman — /ˈfridmæn/ (say freedman) noun (plural freedmen) a man who has been freed from slavery. –freedwoman, noun …  

  • FREEDMAN, JAMES O. — FREEDMAN, JAMES O. (1935– ), scholar of administrative law. Freedman was born in Manchester, New Hampshire. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Harvard in 1957 and graduated cum laude from Yale Law School in 1962. He served as a law… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • FREEDMAN, SAMUEL — (1908–1993), Canadian lawyer, community leader, chief justice of Manitoba. To a student who asked Samuel Freedman whether he should be addressed as milord or Mr. Justice, Freedman replied: Call me Sam. Sam Freedman was born in the Ukraine, the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • FREEDMAN, HARRY — (1922– ), composer, English hornist. Born Henryk Frydmann in Lodz, Poland, Freedman was raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta, from 1925, and from 1931 in Winnipeg, where he studied painting and clarinet and became involved in big band jazz. After… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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