noun slave·hold·er \ˈslāv-ˌhōl-dər\

: a person who owns slaves

Full Definition of SLAVEHOLDER

:  an owner of slaves
slave·hold·ing \-diŋ\ adjective or noun

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noun slave·hold·er \ˈslāv-ˌhōl-dər\

Definition of SLAVEHOLDER for Kids

:  an owner of slaves


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