Definitions

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  • v. To enslave again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To enslave again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To enslave again; cast again into bondage.

Etymologies

re- +‎ enslave (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I asked if it would then be advisable to reenslave them.

    Empire of Dreams

  • Now-religious nuts on the sunni and shia sides are out to reenslave women (and they are doing it)

    So What? | ATTACKERMAN

  • Everyone knows how great were the funds and resources spent by the enemies of Cuba in attempts to reenslave the country, and how may threats, insults, and slanders were hurled at it -- and all this in vain.

    GORBACHEV SPEAKS TO ANPP

  • The abolition of slavery was recognized on the statute book, and the civil rights of owning property and appearing as a witness in cases in which he was a party were generally granted the Negro; yet with these in many cases went harsh and unbearable regulations which largely neutralized the concessions and certainly gave ground for an assumption that, once free, the South would virtually reenslave the Negro.

    The Negro

  • If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an executive duty to reenslave such persons, another, and not I, must be their instrument to perform it.

    A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • They were part of a plan, some believed, to reenslave the Negro or at least to create by law a class of serfs.

    The Sequel of Appomattox : a chronicle of the reunion of the states

  • For two decades following Haitian independence in 1804, the former mother country, with the support of the United States, Britain and Spain, enforced a crippling embargo, accompanied by a threat to recolonize and reenslave Haiti if indemnity wasn't paid for lost property - i.e., slaves.

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