Free-Soiler
noun see free-soil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • free-soiler — free soil·er …   English syllables

  • free-soiler — ˈ ̷ ̷|sȯilə(r) noun Usage: usually capitalized F&S Etymology: free soil + er : one that is in favor of free soil or a member of the Free Soil party * * * /free soy leuhr/, n. a member of the Free Soil party or a supporter of its principles.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Free-Soil — ☆ Free Soil [frē′soil΄ ] adj. [also f s ] opposed to the extension of slavery; specif., designating or of a former (1848 54) political party (Free Soil Party) that opposed the spread of slavery into the Territories Free Soiler n …   English World dictionary

  • free-soil — adjective Date: 1846 1. characterized by free soil < free soil states > 2. capitalized F&S opposing the extension of slavery into United States territories and the admission of slave states into the Union prior to the Civil War; specifically of,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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