I had had some experience in blackbirding before I went pearling in the Paumotus.
What, and be sent down here hunting after the blackbirding blackguards?
A man might have been made by copra or by pearls—or by blackbirding.
I sailed in the teak-built ketch, the Minota, on a blackbirding cruise to Malaita, and I took my wife along.
The traders were only too glad to get new recruits without the expense of blackbirding them.
Whalers introduced a terrible disease; Bully Hayes, as will be presently related, found it a virgin field for "blackbirding."
A Solomon Islander, who had got there during the days when blackbirding or kidnapping was common, moved among them.