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slaveholder

[sleyv-hohl-der] /ˈsleɪvˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
an owner of slaves.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; slave + holder
Related forms
slaveholding, noun
nonslaveholding, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nonslaveholding

slaveholder

/ˈsleɪvˌhəʊldə/
noun
1.
a person who owns slaves
Derived Forms
slaveholding, noun
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