Definition of Antislavery

1. a. Opposed to slavery.



Definition of Antislavery

1. Adjective. Opposed to the practice of slavery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antislavery

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antislavery

antisialagogue
antisickling agents
antisideric
antisigma
antisigmas
antisink
antisiphon
antiskeptic
antiskeptics
antiskid
antiskyrmion
antiskyrmions
antislave
antislaver
antislavers
antislavery (current term)
antisleep
antislip
antislippage
antismallpox
antismog
antismoke
antismoker
antismokers
antismoking
antismuggler
antismuggling
antisneakage
antisniper

Literary usage of Antislavery

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1. The Negro in Our History by Carter Godwin Woodson (1922)
"CHAPTER VI A DECLINING antislavery MOVEMENT AGAINST this system, which held in perpetual servitude millions of blacks, and prevented the elevation of the ..."

2. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"These were distinctively antislavery journals; but the daily and weekly newspapers whose columns were not closed to antislavery literature numbered upward ..."

3. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"Christian antislavery effort. — Painful struggles. — Small success. ... Formation of new societies on an antislavery basis. ..."

4. Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner by Edward Lillie Pierce, Charles Sumner (1893)
"... session to measures directly related to the prosecution of the war, with which Sumner expressed his concurrence in presenting an antislavery memorial. ..."

5. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster (1890)
"Increase of antislavery Agitation —-Alarming State of Affairs. — Mr. Webster's Speech for the Union — Circumstances under which it was made, and Motives by ..."

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