from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman bondservant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A woman who is bound in servitude; a female slave.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman who is a slave, or in bondage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female slave. Also improperly written bondswoman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a female slave
- n. a female bound to serve without wages
Middle English bondewomman, from bonde, serf; see bondage.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)