free·man /ˈfrimən, ˌmæn/
Free·man n.; pl. Freemen
1. One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal.
2. A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain privileges; a member of a borough, town, or State, who has the right to vote at elections. See Liveryman.
Both having been made freemen on the same day. --Addison.
n : a person who is not a serf or a slave [syn: freewoman]