from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who owns or holds slaves.
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- n. Someone who owns slaves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who holds slaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who owns slaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who holds slaves
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We intend to show, as in the clear light of noonday, that it is the conduct of Mr. Sumner and other abolitionists, and not that of the slaveholder, which is rebuked by the life and writings of the great apostle.
_The slaveholder is the soul of the whole system_.
The abolitionists have been labouring for the last fifteen years, in season and out of season, in the midst of obloquy and reproach, in the midst of mobs and various kinds of opposition, to establish the conviction that slave-holding is a sin, and that the slaveholder is a sinner, and ought to be treated as such.
For that reason he was called a slaveholder, and a fellow senator once openly accused him of shaping his course as a public man to accord with his private interests.
United States not only believed in slavery, but bought and sold women and babes in the name of Jesus Christ, this infidel, this wretch who is now burning in the flames of hell, lifted his voice against human slavery and said: "It is robbery, and a slaveholder is a thief; the whipper of women is a barbarian; the seller of a child is a savage."
He looked at nearly everything in politics and society from what might be called the slaveholder's point of view, and suspected me, on the other hand, of disguising reprobation of the South and its institutions in any praise of the North or of France or England which I might utter.
Resistance to the slaveholder is the same in kind which Washington made against British aggression and servitude.
The Life, Labors, and Travels of Elder Charles Bowles, of the Free Will Baptist Denomination, by Eld. John W. Lewis. Together with an Essay on the Character and Condition of the African Race by the Same. Also, an Essay on the Fugitive Law of the U. S. Congress of 1850, by Rev. Arthur Dearing
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a sympathy for "Southern institutions" because he believes that a slaveholder is a better man than himself.
"slaveholder" and "slave," whenever it may be advantageous to your side of the question to have them thus translated.