AskDefine | Define bondsman

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1 a male slave [syn: bondman]
2 someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else [syn: bondswoman]
3 a male bound to serve without wages [syn: bondman]

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  1. A male slave.
  2. A male indentured servant.
  3. Someone who signs a bond that states that they have taken responsibility for someone else's obligations.

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