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Definition of Slave catcher

Slave catcher
Slave Slave, n. [Cf. F. esclave, D. slaaf, Dan. slave, sclave, Sw. slaf, all fr. G. sklave, MHG. also slave, from the national name of the Slavonians, or Sclavonians (in LL. Slavi or Sclavi), who were frequently made slaves by the Germans. See Slav.] 1. A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as a chattel; one who has no freedom of action, but whose person and services are wholly under the control of another. thou our slave, Our captive, at the public mill our drudge? --Milton. 2. One who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders himself to any power whatever; as, a slave to passion, to lust, to strong drink, to ambition. 3. A drudge; one who labors like a slave. 4. An abject person; a wretch. --Shak. Slave ant (Zo["o]l.), any species of ants which is captured and enslaved by another species, especially Formica fusca of Europe and America, which is commonly enslaved by Formica sanguinea. Slave catcher, one who attempted to catch and bring back a fugitive slave to his master. Slave coast, part of the western coast of Africa to which slaves were brought to be sold to foreigners. Slave driver, one who superintends slaves at their work; hence, figuratively, a cruel taskmaster. Slave hunt. (a) A search after persons in order to reduce them to slavery. --Barth. (b) A search after fugitive slaves, often conducted with bloodhounds. Slave ship, a vessel employed in the slave trade or used for transporting slaves; a slaver. Slave trade, the business of dealing in slaves, especially of buying them for transportation from their homes to be sold elsewhere. Slave trader, one who traffics in slaves. Syn: Bond servant; bondman; bondslave; captive; henchman; vassal; dependent; drudge. See Serf.

Meaning of Slave catcher from wikipedia

- fugitive slave catchers were people who returned escaped slave s to their owners in the united states in the mid 19th century.
- the fugitive slave law or fugitive slave act was p****ed by the united states last1 campbell , title the slave catchers: enforcement of the
- defused a four-year confrontation between the slave state s of the south and the that ordinary citizens were required to aid slave catchers.
- helped and facilitated the escape of runaway slave s from the southern united states . in 1818 slave catchers tracked down and captured a
- the 1842 slave revolt in the cherokee nation, then located in indian territory the fugitives met with two slave catchers taking a family of
- and safe house s used by 19th-century slaves of african descent in the united free states to ****ist slave catchers if there were runaway
- 1824 – january 29, 1900 were slaves from macon, georgia in the united states who threatened by slave catchers in boston after p****age of
- when he was tried and convicted for violating the fugitive slave law of 1850 by helping jim gray, an african american, avoid slave catchers .
- the fugitive slave law of 1850 allowed slave catchers to pursue runaway slaves into the northern states when they had been previously,
- linked to the underground railroad , the city also had a large pro-slavery faction, including slave catchers and others dependent on slaves.