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  • n. Plural form of bondwoman.

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Examples

  • They let the bondwomen out of the manufactory to see me go.

    Wildfire

  • We women were leaving Allaxios, and all were welcome on the pilgrimage, from the poorest bondwomen and beggars to merchants and noblewomen—all but tharais.

    Wildfire

  • At first I marveled that I was given such liberty, remembering the tharos bondwomen pent up in the manufactory with but a single scrap of sky.

    Wildfire

  • Many bondwomen here had been taken captive in wars or raids, like us, or sold by their families, like Migra, whose wastrel husband used her to pay a gambling debt.

    Wildfire

  • But a few sat quietly apart, melancholy perhaps, the festival putting them in mind of days before they were bondwomen.

    Wildfire

  • I looked over my shoulder to see who was carrying the lantern that lit my way, and there was Nitida, with some other bondwomen behind her.

    Wildfire

  • Agminhatin stood under the tree with some women I knew from the weaving room, and also the bondwomen from Incus, Nitida, Migra, Dame Abeo—even Dulcis.

    Wildfire

  • They had purchased bondwomen and hired guardsmen, and I merely had to do as I was told.

    Wildfire

  • But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • We are sold for bondmen and bondwomen, and lie as hostages in taverns with no one to redeem us.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

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