¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Reenslave
1. enslave [v -SLAVED, -SLAVING, -SLAVES] - See also: enslave
Lexicographical Neighbors of Reenslave
Literary usage of Reenslave
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents by United States President, James Daniel Richardson, United States Congress. Joint Committee on Printing (1897)
"If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an Executive duty to reenslave such persons, another, and not I, must be their instrument to ..."
2. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"No one shall reenslave one of these freedmen, and, if the attempt should be made, ... No punishment falls on the one who seeks to reenslave: it is the ..."
3. The Exiles of Florida, Or, The Crimes Committed by Our Government Against by Joshua Reed Giddings (1858)
"From 1790, our Government had endeavored to reenslave these people. No Northern statesmen objected to the policy; while those of the South had come to ..."
4. The Anti-slavery History of the John-Brown Year: Being the Twenty-seventh by American Anti-Slavery Society (1861)
"... in any way, help enslave or reenslave human beings; that government cannot legalize it; that the Fugitive-Slave Act has no essential element of law, ..."