Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: Manumit

Some old  Middle English here....  somewhat antiquated with good reason given the use and context of the word.

manumit: [man-yuh-mit]

verb: To free from slavery, specifically,a master freeing their own slave.

Origins: 1375-1425; late Middle English. Latin manūmittere, earlier manū ēmittere to send away from (one's) hand, i.e., to set free.

Related words:
noun: manumitter
adjective: unmanumitted
Tags: english, latin, m, middle english, verb, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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