What does unfree mean?

unfree meaning in General Dictionary

held in servitude

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  • hampered and not free; incapable of act at will
  • maybe not free held in bondage
  • perhaps not free; held in bondage.

unfree meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, from un- (1) "not" + free (adj.). Comparable formation in center Dutch onvri, Old tall German unfri, German unfrei, center Danish ufri.


unfree meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Perhaps not free; held in bondage.


Sentence Examples with the word unfree

As the word frankpledge denotes, these societies were originally concerned only with freemen; but the unfree were afterwards admitted, and during the 13th century the frankpledges were composed chiefly of villains.

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