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verb (manumit, t, ed)
  1. To release from slavery, to free.
    • 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked, Arbor House Publishing Company (1985),
    • :Ruth wept much but Sara set her beauty to a fierce grimness which, even when, as you shall hear later, she was manumitted, she never entirely lost.
Etymology: 
  • Latin manumittere, from pre-Classical Latin manu emittere literally "send out from one"s hand".



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