, a sum paid on entry to incorporations of trades.Freedom of the city, the possession of the rights and privileges of a freeman of the city; formerly often, and now occasionally, conferred on one not a resident, as a mark of honorary distinction for public services.

Syn. — See Liberty.

(Freed"stool`) n. [Obs.] See Fridstol.

(Free"-hand`) a. Done by the hand, without support, or the guidance of instruments; as, free- hand drawing. See under Drawing.

(Free"-hand`ed), a. Open-handed; liberal.

(Free"-heart`ed) a. Open; frank; unreserved; liberal; generous; as, free-hearted mirth. Free"-heart`ed*ly, adv.Free"-heart`ed*ness, n.

(Free"hold`) n. (LAw) An estate in real property, of inheritance (in fee simple or fee tail) or for life; or the tenure by which such estate is held. Kent. Burrill.

To abate into a freehold. See under Abate.

(Free"hold`er) n. (Law) The possessor of a freehold.

(Free"-liv`er) n. One who gratifies his appetites without stint; one given to indulgence in eating and drinking.

(Free"-liv`ing), n. Unrestrained indulgence of the appetites.

(Free"-love`) n. The doctrine or practice of consorting with the opposite sex, at pleasure, without marriage.

(Free"-lov`er), n. One who believes in or practices free-love.

(Freel"te) n. Frailty. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Free"ly), adv. [AS. freólice.] In a free manner; without restraint or compulsion; abundantly; gratuitously.

Of every tree of the garden thou mayst freely eat.
Gen. ii. 16.

Freely ye have received, freely give.
Matt. x. 8.

Freely they stood who stood, and fell who fell.

Freely we serve
Because we freely love.

Syn. — Independently; voluntarily; spontaneously; unconditionally; unobstructedly; willingly; readily; liberally; generously; bounteously; munificently; bountifully; abundantly; largely; copiously; plentifully; plenteously.

(Free"man) n.; pl. Freemen [AS. freóman; freófree + mann man.]

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. Burrill.

Both having been made freemen on the same day.

(Free"-mar`tin) n. (Zoöl.) An imperfect female calf, twinborn with a male.

Freedom fine

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