[ noun ] (history) a person who is owned by someone
Used in print(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
During the Brown trial , however , the state 's most powerful Democratic newspaper , the Providence_Daily_Post , stated that Brown was a murderer , a man of blood , and that he and his associates , with the assistance of Republicans and Abolitionists , had plotted not_only the liberation of the slaves but also the overthrow of state and federal_governments .
On October 31 , 1859 , John_Brown was found guilty of treason against the state of Virginia , inciting slave rebellion , and murder .
In her letter to John_Brown , `` E._B. '' , the Quakeress from Newport , had suggested that the American people owed more honor to John_Brown for seeking to free the slaves than they did to George_Washington .(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
But I am a slave !(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
On shore `` the freed slaves to despotism '' - the town dwellers - watched the ships and waited .
[ noun ] (work) someone who works as hard as a slave
Used in print(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
Uncle_Randolph and Joel had replanted the bottom_lands with difficulty , for more of the slaves , including Annie , had sneaked_off when the soldiers broke_camp .
[ adjective ] concerned with slaves
"slave quarters" slave trader" "slave market"
[ noun ] someone entirely dominated by some influence or person
"a slave to fashion" "a slave to cocaine" "his mother was his abject slave"