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Definition of Slave trader

Slave trader
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.

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- was a british slave trader. thomas walker was born 1758 in henbury, now a suburb of bristol, england. walker worked as a slave trader, when bristol
- monroe edwards (1808 – january 27, 1847) was an american slave trader, forger and convicted criminal who was the subject of a well-publicized trial and
- american artist lynd ward (1905–1985). its 118 images tell the story of a slave trader who steals a demon-faced drum from an african he murders, and the consequences
- gordon (february 6, 1826 – february 21, 1862) was the only american slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed 'for being engaged in the slave
- pedro blanco (1795 - 1854) was a notorious spanish slave trader based in gallinas on the coast of sierra leone between 1822 and 1838. before entering the
- english ship-owner and slave-trader, mayor of liverpool in 1764 his son john tarleton (mp) (1755–1841), english ship-owner, slave-trader and politician john
- arabian peninsula. zanzibar became a leading port in this trade. arab slave traders differed from european ones in that they would often conduct raiding
- colston (2 november 1636 – 11 october 1721) was a bristol-born english slave trader, merchant and member of parliament. much of his wealth, although used