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  • n. Plural form of slave-driver.

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Examples

  • While British moralists of the 1830s through 1850s loved to denounce Americans as slave-drivers, they did not so readily denounce the British textile industry for purchasing American cotton.

    Taxes, Independence, and Canada, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • He was succeeded by his son, Lewis Pocock, and for five generations this remarkable line of slave-drivers handled the coal mines.

    Chapter 16: The End

  • And third, the introduction of our own secret agents into every branch of the Oligarchy -- into the labor castes and especially among the telegraphers and secretaries and clerks, into the army, the agents-provocateurs, and the slave-drivers.

    Chapter 16: The End

  • They are always miserable and the bosses are either complete slave-drivers or they do not require their subordinates to do anything at all.

    A Christmas Ramble

  • English could see the slave-drivers walking up and down a long gangway, whip in hand.

    Westward Ho!

  • Under the window is a small stand of coaches, whose slave-drivers are sunning themselves on the steps of our door, and talking idly together.

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • Spain, even the knife which was formerly carried by the slave-drivers of the Mississippi region.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • Ravele and his clique have reason to feast in appreciation of the huge salaries, corrupt money and property, and a life of false comfort as slave-drivers.

    VARIOUS UNDERGROUND PAMPHLETS

  • 'They toil supinely under the iron hand of Constantius, and his black-bearded Shemites ride incessantly through the fields, with whips in their hands, like the slave-drivers of the black serfs who toil in the plantations of southern Zingara.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • With successive governments of the time doing little or nothing to ameliorate the harrowing suffering of the black man at the hands of slave-drivers, men like Dr Livingstone and Dr John Philip and other illustrious men of God stood for social justice in the face of overwhelming odds.

    OLIVER TAMBO AND THE STRUGGLE AGAINST APARTHEID

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