Definition of Slave catcher. Meaning of Slave catcher. Synonyms of Slave catcher
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Definition of Slave catcher
Slave catcherSlave 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.
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
thou our slave, Our captive, at the public mill our
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.
(a) A search after persons in order to reduce them to
(b) A search after fugitive slaves, often conducted with
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
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
who returned escaped slaves
to their owners
in the united states
in the mid 19th century. slaves
- for other ships
of the same name, see hms black
joke. the third
joke was probably built
in 1824, becoming
the brazilian slave
- territorial legislature
of slave catchers
in the territory. they continued
to grow in power, and in dominating
- work to liberate
the slaves. the fugitive slave
law of 1850 allowed slave catchers
to pursue runaway slaves
into the northern states
when they had been
- (uncredited) 1977 another
man, another chance stagecoach driver
1977 roots slave catcher
a horseman dodger national board
of review award
- on the tennessee
river. a hunting party
led by the cherokee
catcher, met the party
near the mouth
of the little tennessee
river, and supplied
as widow douglas parley
baer as grangeford
man john carradine
as slave catcher royal
dano as sheriff
of harlan according
to mgm records
the film earned
of free states
to ****ist slave catchers
were runaway slaves
in the area, and granted slave catchers
immunity, when in free states, to