freedman vs freedwoman what difference

what is difference between freedman and freedwoman

English

Etymology

From freed +‎ man.

Noun

freedman (plural freedmen)

  1. A man who has been released from a condition of slavery.
    • 2001, John C. Inscoe, Appalachians and Race: The Mountain South from Slavery to Segregation, “Introduction”, page 7:
      Education was a high priority for Appalachian freedmen and freedwomen just as it was for blacks throughout the Reconstruction South.

Hypernyms

  • ex-slave
  • freeman

Derived terms

  • freedmanship

Translations

See also

  • freedwoman

Anagrams

  • Federman, enframed


English

Etymology

From freed +‎ woman.

Noun

freedwoman (plural freedwomen)

  1. A woman who has been released from a condition of slavery.
    • 2001, John C. Inscoe, Appalachians and Race: The Mountain South from Slavery to Segregation, “Introduction”, page 7:
      Education was a high priority for Appalachian freedmen and freedwomen just as it was for blacks throughout the Reconstruction South.

Translations

See also

  • ex-slave
  • freedman
  • freedperson

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