Definition of Blackbirders

1. Noun. (plural of blackbirder) ¹



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Definition of Blackbirders

1. blackbirder [n] - See also: blackbirder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackbirders

blackballed
blackballing
blackband
blackbands
blackbeetle
blackberries
blackberry
blackberry-lily
blackberry bush
blackberrying
blackberrylike
blackbird
blackbirded
blackbirder
blackbirders (current term)
blackbirding
blackbirdlike
blackbirds
blackboard
blackboard bold
blackboard eraser
blackboarded
blackboarding
blackboards
blackbodies
blackbody
blackbody radiation
blackboy
blackboys

Literary usage of Blackbirders

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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1883)
"The blackbirders are the kidnappers—wholesale stealers of men for labour ... But these two classes—the Beachcombers and the blackbirders—have done more to ..."

2. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, d. 1904 (1904)
"blackbirders. The name given to the vessels, engaged in the Kanaka labour traffic in the Southern Seas. Blackburn Riots. A series of disturbances by the ..."

3. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... I am only a commercial agent — Grocer's assistant gets quite a large fortune — Many supposed dead men live in the South Sea Islands — blackbirders. ..."

4. Rodman the Boatsteerer and Other Stories by Louis Becke (1898)
"He was a good host; and the captains of the Fiji, Queensland, and Samoan " blackbirders " liked to visit him and loll about the spacious sitting-room and ..."

5. The Pacific, Its Past and Future, and the Policy of the Great Powers from by Guy Hardy Scholefield (1920)
"As the nearest group to Australia, and thickly populated, the New Hebrides suffered very severely from the depredations of the " blackbirders. ..."

6. South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the by Arnold Safroni-Middleton (1920)
"They were attired in loose, dilapidated pantaloons, heavy belts, coloured shirts, and firearms, and might have been South Sea freebooters, blackbirders, ..."

7. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1883)
"The blackbirders are the kidnappers—wholesale stealers of men for labour ... But these two classes—the Beachcombers and the blackbirders—have done more to ..."

8. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, d. 1904 (1904)
"blackbirders. The name given to the vessels, engaged in the Kanaka labour traffic in the Southern Seas. Blackburn Riots. A series of disturbances by the ..."

9. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... I am only a commercial agent — Grocer's assistant gets quite a large fortune — Many supposed dead men live in the South Sea Islands — blackbirders. ..."

10. Rodman the Boatsteerer and Other Stories by Louis Becke (1898)
"He was a good host; and the captains of the Fiji, Queensland, and Samoan " blackbirders " liked to visit him and loll about the spacious sitting-room and ..."

11. The Pacific, Its Past and Future, and the Policy of the Great Powers from by Guy Hardy Scholefield (1920)
"As the nearest group to Australia, and thickly populated, the New Hebrides suffered very severely from the depredations of the " blackbirders. ..."

12. South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the by Arnold Safroni-Middleton (1920)
"They were attired in loose, dilapidated pantaloons, heavy belts, coloured shirts, and firearms, and might have been South Sea freebooters, blackbirders, ..."

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