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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who owns servants

Usage examples (34)
  • Resistance to the slaveholder is the same in kind which Washington made against British aggression and servitude.
  • 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.
  • Cincinnati Black Blog: Keyes: Obama holds 'slaveholder's' view skip to main
  • A sympathy for "Southern institutions" because he believes that a slaveholder is a better man than himself. for more
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