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  • v  free from slavery or servitude

  • The justice of the peace said it was a shame to manumit the man, look at what a likely buck he was, a great big strong nigger, and Moses Johnson said, You are going to meet your .
  • Methodist and many Baptist clergy opposed human bondage and at first called on believers to manumit their slaves.
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  • 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.
    Aug. 17, 2013 - Amarillo Globe-News

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