Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Holding or possessing human beings as slaves: as, slave-holding States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Holding persons in slavery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having possession/ownership of one or more slaves.
  • noun An owning of one or more slaves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective allowing slavery
  • noun the practice of owning slaves

Etymologies

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From slave + holding.

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