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One who owns or holds slaves.
slave′hold′ing adj. & n.
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(Sociology) a person who owns slaves
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an owner of slaves.
slave′hold`ing, n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||slaveholder - someone who holds slaves |
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
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