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  • n. A shareholder of the Assiento company involved in the slave trade.
  • n. One of the parties to the Assiento contract.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shareholder of the Assiento company; one of the parties to the Assiento contract.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One connected with the furnishing of slaves by assiento. Bancroft.

Etymologies

Compare French assientiste, Spanish asentista. (Wiktionary)

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