slaveholder
noun Date: 1776 an owner of slaves • slaveholding adjective or noun

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  • Slaveholder — Slave hold er, n. One who holds slaves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slaveholder — [slāv′hōl΄dər] n. a person who owns slaves slaveholding adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • slaveholder — slaveholding, n. /slayv hohl deuhr/, n. an owner of slaves. [1770 80; SLAVE + HOLDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • slaveholder — noun Someone who owns slaves. See Also: slaveholding …   Wiktionary

  • slaveholder — n. one who owns slaves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slaveholder — slave•hold•er [[t]ˈsleɪvˌhoʊl dər[/t]] n. an owner of slaves • Etymology: 1770–80 slave′hold ing, n. adj …   From formal English to slang

  • slaveholder — /ˈsleɪvhoʊldə/ (say slayvhohlduh) noun someone who owns slaves …   Australian English dictionary

  • slaveholder — noun someone who holds slaves • Syn: ↑slave owner, ↑slaver • Hypernyms: ↑holder …   Useful english dictionary

  • To a Southern Slaveholder — was an anti slavery essay written by the Unitarian minister Theodore Parker in 1848, as the abolition crisis was heating up in the United States. The essay follows: To a Southern Slaveholder : Boston, February 2, 1848 : Sir : Your letter of… …   Wikipedia

  • James G. Birney — Infobox Person name = James G. Birney image size = caption = birth name = James Gillespie Birney birth date = birth date|1792|2|4 birth place = Danville, Kentucky, USA death date = death date and age|1857|11|24|1792|2|4 death place = death cause …   Wikipedia

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