manumit manumit


  • (v) free from slavery or servitude

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  • Methodist and many Baptist clergy opposed human bondage and at first called on believers to manumit their slaves.


  • Word of the day for Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

    WORD OF THE DAY manumit manumit manymit Definition: (v) To set free from bondage Example: Though the owner spoke ill of the slave business, he did not manumit his workers unless they were not well enough to work due to old age.
    on August 17, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

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