slave trader

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slave trader a person engaged in slave trade
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Slave trader one who traffics in slaves.
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Usage

In literature:

Slave-traders employ for this the services of 'runners,' who constitute a caste of pariahs of the most degraded kind.
"Continental Monthly , Vol I, Issue I, January 1862" by Various
The slave traders put him in chains and brought him across the sea and sold him into slavery.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
At Nyangwe the Arab slave-traders held their most western market.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
De traders all had big bunches of slaves and dey have 'em all strung out in a line going down de road.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
To what extent were there slave traders in Kentucky?
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
In conversation with the people they exhibited the greatest hatred of the slave-traders.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Pope, the poet, was with Sir Godfrey Kneller, the artist, one day, when the latter's nephew, a Guinea slave-trader, came into the room.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
Mr. Ormond was the son of an opulent slave-trader from Liverpool, and owed his birth to the daughter of a native chief on the Rio Pongo.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
The Doctor was the physician for the notorious inter-state slave traders B. M. and W. L. Campbell.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
For the North had been the original slave-traders.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
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In news:

Obama campaign wants you to 'run from the slave trader.
The plan called for traders to purchase, capture or barter for the slaves , imprison them in the castles and finally transfer them to waiting ships as the ships arrive to begin the slaves ' last ride along the infamous Middle Passage.
Visitors come face-to-face with a slave trader, who tel.
Visitors come face-to-face with a slave trader, who tells them to keep their heads and eyes down, during Follow the North Star at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park.
Henry Laurens, a merchant slave trader and one of the wealthiest men in all of the American colonies, distinguished between slaves based on skills they learned in their native lands.
In recent history, the major slave traders and slave owners have been Arabs, who enslaved Europeans, black Africans and Asians.
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