Meaning of tubman

tub•man

Pronunciation: (tub'mun), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. a barrister in the Court of Exchequer who had precedence in motions over every other barrister except the postman. Cf..

Tub•man

Pronunciation: (tub'mun), [key]
— n.
  1. (Araminta), 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slave and leader of the Underground Railroad; served as a Union scout during Civil War.
  2. 1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71.
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