• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Slaveringly in a slavering manner
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Fear of the English amongst slavers.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
Yet must I now lament that lips so pure of the purest Damsel, thy slaver foul soiled with filthiest kiss.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
When taken by the slavers, she had with her a piece of gold as an ornament, to denote her rank.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
"The Congo Rovers" by Harry Collingwood
I am a slaver, and I care not who knows it!
"A Middy of the Slave Squadron" by Harry Collingwood
This was my first experience of a slaver, and a most unpleasant experience it was.
"A Pirate of the Caribbees" by Harry Collingwood
This, Mr Shrapnel, our gunner, trained right across the slaver's bows, and at the word of command, `Fire!
"The Penang Pirate" by John Conroy Hutcheson
We've had a rough crossing," said the slaver captain, "and the quarters are a bit close.
"Mass' George" by George Manville Fenn
It's like letting the slaver know.
"The Black Bar" by George Manville Fenn
He made a blunder, same as I did in taking you and the doctor here for slavers.
"The Ocean Cat's Paw" by George Manville Fenn

In poetry:

I see him in the darker days
When blood like crimson rivers ran,
And Southern slavers left their homes
In answer to stern war's demands.
"Honour's Appeal To Justice" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
He likes for a fault to be bullied and stormed,
Or imprisoned for several days,
And hates, for a duty correctly performed,
To be slavered with sickening praise.
"The Two Majors" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Is Europe then to be their sprawling-place?
Their mad-house, till it turns the wide world's bane?
Their place of maudlin, slavering conference
Till every far-off farmstead goes insane?
"Who Knows?" by Vachel Lindsay
Still others fought in the road's filth over Jezebel,
Slavered on hearths of horned and pelted barons.
His forebears lacked, to say the least, forebearance.
Can nature change in him?Nothing's impossible.
"The Victor Dog" by James Merrill
Huge Skade, of Winter daughter, giantess,
One twisting serpent hung above Loke's head,
So that the blistering slaver might splash down
Upon his chalky face, and torture him,--
For so the Asas willed for his vast crimes.
"The Punishment Of Loke" by Madison Julius Cawein
And not for nothing these gifts are shown
By such as delight our dead.
They must twitch and stiffen and slaver and groan
Ere the eyes are set in the head,
And the voice from the belly begins. Therefore,
We pay them a wage where they ply at En-dor.
"En-dor" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

"Crash" savors -- or slavers over -- the emotional connection between car accidents and sexual arousal.
While progressives slaver over President-elect Obama, methinks I'm seeing signs from the administration- and first lady-elect that speak volumes about their attitudes toward women's advancement.
Invoking it conjures up vague images of a spice island paradise, full of sultans and slavers, pirates and adventurers, and whatever else your imagination can fill in.