Definition of Slaveholder

1. Noun. Someone who holds slaves.

Exact synonyms: Slave Owner, Slaver
Generic synonyms: Holder



Definition of Slaveholder

1. n. One who holds slaves.

Definition of Slaveholder

1. Noun. Someone who owns slaves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slaveholder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slaveholder

slave trade
slave trader
slave traffic
slaveborn
slaveboys
slaved
slaved away
slavedealer
slavedealers
slavedealing
slavedom
slavedoms
slavegirl
slavegirls
slaveholder (current term)
slaveholders
slaveholding
slaveholdings
slaveless
slavelike
slavemaster
slavemasters
slaveowner
slaveowners
slavered
slaverer
slaverers
slaveries

Literary usage of Slaveholder

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1. Leaven for Doughfaces, Or, Threescore and Ten Parables Touching Slavery by Darius Lyman (1856)
"When he had announced the object of his visit, the slaveholder complimented ... In order, said the slaveholder, that I may test your democracy in the best ..."

2. Leaven for Doughfaces, Or, Threescore and Ten Parables Touching Slavery by Darius Lyman (1856)
"When he had announced the object of his visit, the slaveholder complimented ... In order, said the slaveholder, that I may test your democracy in the best ..."

3. Cotton is King, and Pro-slavery Arguments: Comprising the Writings of by David Christy, Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Thornton Stringfellow, Robert Goodloe Harper, James Henry Hammond, Samuel Adolphus Cartwright, Charles Hodge (1860)
"... over the slaveholder—Necessity of examining the question—Each man to be judged by his own standard—Classification of opinions in the United States, ..."

4. The Monthly Offering by John Anderson Collins (1841)
"Fray for the slaveholder. 0 ! forget Mm not ye who plead for his slaves. ... Remember that no effectual prayer can go up for the slaveholder except from ..."

5. The Methodist Church Property Case: Report of the Suit of Henry Bascom, and by R. Sutton (1851)
"It is, as I understand, on these two general principles that the practice was adopted of never electing a slaveholder to the episcopal office. ..."

6. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1873)
"... a Slave City — Incidents of Slave Life — Discussion with a slaveholder—Feeling of South to England—Levees at Richmond— One more Banquet accepted—My Gift ..."

7. An Inquiry Into Scriptual and Ancient Servitude: In which it is Shown that by E Smith, of Mansfield O. E Smith (1852)
"It is truly very strange, that if doulos means slave, and kurios slaveholder, that neither of them should have been translated right in the whole of the New ..."

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