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Definition of "slave-grown" []

  • Grown on land cultivated by slaves; produced by slave labor.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "slave-grown" in a sentence
  • "Abolitionists calculated that if every family using five pounds of sugar and rum per week refused to consume slave-grown sugar, every 21 months they would save one African from enslavement and death."
  • "A more analytic view of Clay would see him as a statesman who, throughout his career, had tried to preserve the Union and bring about a peaceful end to slavery by nurturing American economic development, not least by replacing slave-grown staples like cotton with diversified industrialization."
  • "There's certainly nothing contradictory about a crop being both slave-grown and "organic"."