slave dealer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slave dealer a person engaged in slave trade
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Usage

In literature:

Often the slave-dealers had on board, or rather in the hold of the ship, something like 900 slaves.
"Our Sailors" by W.H.G. Kingston
These slaves were the property of a dealer with whom the captain now commenced bargaining.
"The Two Supercargoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
Here the slave dealers hired a ship, and embarked the slaves.
"For the Temple" by G. A. Henty
Seeing himself thus referred to, the slave-dealer came forward, hat in hand, and made a polite bow.
"The Red Eric" by R.M. Ballantyne
Slave-dealers had induced the Ajawa, a warlike tribe, to declare war against the people of the Manganja highlands.
"Black Ivory" by R.M. Ballantyne
Among others were a slave-dealer and a runaway negro whom he had captured.
"Diary in America, Series One" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
This was more than the slave-dealers had bargained for.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
The slave dealers used these means of communication.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Golah could not afford to keep slaves; and was only a kidnapper and dealer in the article.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
Presently a personage of more importance, probably the chief slave-dealer, arrived, with several additional armed attendants.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In news:

View full size Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer Russell G Jones, who grew up in Northeast Ohio, plays the role of former slave Simon in the Cleveland Play House production of "The Whipping Man".
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