Freeborn


Freeborn

Freeborn is a prefix associated with John Lilburne (born c.1614 and died 1657), a member of the Levellers, a 17th century English political party. As a word, "freeborn" means to be born free, rather than to be born in slavery or bondage or vassalage. John Lilburne's concept of "freeborn rights" may have influenced the concept of unalienable rights mentioned in the United States Declaration of Independence.


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  • Freeborn — Free born , a. Born free; not born in vassalage; inheriting freedom. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freeborn — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not born in slavery …   English terms dictionary

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  • freeborn — adjective Date: 13th century 1. not born in vassalage or slavery 2. of, relating to, or befitting one that is freeborn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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