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
The bondwoman is a free woman compared with the wife.
Agar the bondwoman is a figure of the mount Sinaiwhcre the peo - ple of ifrae I recciued the law: Sara the frcewoman is a figure of the hcaucnly Hierufalemj from whenfe pioceedeth the Gofpell.
The fine for defect is calculated on the basis of how much a virgin bondwoman or a favorite slave would be worth and how much less such a bondwoman who was not a virgin would be worth.
She was the only one of us High speakers born of the Blood, but on this side of the mountains she was just another bondwoman.
I helped you and your men to cross the Ferinus and for reward you gave me to the arthygater to be a bondwoman.
Nasthai began to entrust me with chores that took me outside the compound, such as fetching mountain water from the fountain of Nephron, a duty I shared with the bondwoman Knotais.
She sat up and chatted with the bathmistress, who was neither bondwoman nor noble but something in between.
Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son; for the son of this, bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.
And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.