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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bonds·man /ˈbɑn(d)zmən/
 奴隸

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bonds·man n.; pl. Bondsmen.
 1. A slave; a villain; a serf; a bondman.
    Carnal, greedy people, without such a precept, would have no mercy upon their poor bondsmen.   --Derham.
 2. Law A surety; one who is bound, or who gives security, for another.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bondsman
      n 1: a male slave [syn: bondman]
      2: someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else [syn: bondswoman]
      3: a male bound to serve without wages [syn: bondman]