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slave dealer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slave dealer a person engaged in slave trade
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Usage

In literature:

Often the slave-dealers had on board, or rather in the hold of the ship, something like 900 slaves.
"Our Sailors" by W.H.G. Kingston
These slaves were the property of a dealer with whom the captain now commenced bargaining.
"The Two Supercargoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
Here the slave dealers hired a ship, and embarked the slaves.
"For the Temple" by G. A. Henty
Seeing himself thus referred to, the slave-dealer came forward, hat in hand, and made a polite bow.
"The Red Eric" by R.M. Ballantyne
Slave-dealers had induced the Ajawa, a warlike tribe, to declare war against the people of the Manganja highlands.
"Black Ivory" by R.M. Ballantyne
Among others were a slave-dealer and a runaway negro whom he had captured.
"Diary in America, Series One" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
This was more than the slave-dealers had bargained for.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
The slave dealers used these means of communication.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Golah could not afford to keep slaves; and was only a kidnapper and dealer in the article.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
Presently a personage of more importance, probably the chief slave-dealer, arrived, with several additional armed attendants.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
The slave-dealers, now mustering strong, began firing at them.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
Losing this time, also, he was actually sold by the winner to a slave dealer.
"Anecdotes for Boys" by Harvey Newcomb
Hop Lee, the Chinese Slave Dealer; or, Old and Young King Brady and the Opium Fiends.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
We will manage the punishing; but I want you to go on guiding me and my men to where this slave-dealer is.
"Hunting the Skipper" by George Manville Fenn
They had been collected in the United States, by slave-dealers, and shipped, up the Mississippi, to Kentucky for a market.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Of all the Negroes, too, the Mandingos are the most commercial, not as mere slave-dealers, but as truly industrial merchants.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
He is a dealer in slaves!
"Report of the Proceedings at the Examination of Charles G. Davis, Esq., on the Charge of Aiding and Abetting in the Rescue of a Fugitive Slave" by Various
When the slave-dealers come here in summer from Antioch, I shall sell her at a high price.
"Felicitas" by Felix Dahn
That Arab, Yusuf ben Salir, was a slave dealer and pirate himself.
"The Blind Lion of the Congo" by Elliott Whitney
The slave-dealers are for the most part Egyptians.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
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In news:

View full size Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer Russell G Jones, who grew up in Northeast Ohio, plays the role of former slave Simon in the Cleveland Play House production of "The Whipping Man".
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