Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of slaver.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of slaver.

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Examples

  • Juan C says: but then I forgot: the nation that did more to end slavery than any other (by sweeping the slavers from the seas) was britain – even while on the other side of the world the royal navy was making the seas safe to pump every chinaman who felt like it full of opium†¦ ironic stuff.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: July 14, 2006

  • TerrytheTurtle says: but then I forgot: the nation that did more to end slavery than any other (by sweeping the slavers from the seas) was britain – even while on the other side of the world the royal navy was making the seas safe to pump every chinaman who felt like it full of opium … ironic stuff.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: July 14, 2006

  • It’s hard to see how turning these women into criminals in order to arrest slavers is not hurting them.

    Donna Hughes and Criminalizing Prostitution « Bound, Not Gagged

  • On the planet of Werel, slavers and anti-slavers are at war, and sex among the slavers is a matter of raping the field hands.

    The Queen of Quinkdom

  • "The slavers are the Chamber of Commerce and Republican business groups that want the continuance of cheap labor," said Weekes.

    Illegal Immigration: Americans Fighting Back

  • Oh, and why would you back McKenna's efforts against "slavers"?

    Quote of the Day Goes to Dwight Pelz « PubliCola

  • Please note, he did not call the opposition "slavers," simply compared their tactics to those used in the past against reforms which, in this day, seem obvious.

    GOP head demands apology for slavery remark

  • The section of his sculpture in this photo illustrates how in 17 years from 1745 to 1762 alone thirteen "slavers" ships sailing from Lancaster delivered almost 2,200 Africans into slavery and oblivion.

    Worth 1.000 words

  • As I sailed about the harbor in idleness, my nautical eye and taste were struck by the trim rig of the sharp built "slavers," which, at that time, used to congregate at Havana.

    Captain Canot or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

  • "slavers" these craft are designated by good people who know nothing of the subject, and judge the Pacific Islands labour trade by two or three dreadful massacres perpetrated by Englishmen in the past -- I had "never done anything."

    The Strange Adventure Of James Shervinton 1902

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