Slav"er (?), n.

1.

A vessel engaged in the slave trade; a slave ship.

2.

A person engaged in the purchase and sale of slaves; a slave merchant, or slave trader.

The slaver's hand was on the latch, He seemed in haste to go. Longfellow.

 

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Slav"er (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slavered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Slavering.] [Cf. Icel. slafra. See Slabber.]

1.

To suffer spittle, etc., to run from the mouth.

2.

To be besmeared with saliva.

Shak.

 

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Slav"er, v. t.

To smear with saliva issuing from the mouth; to defile with drivel; to slabber.

 

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Slav"er, n.

Saliva driveling from the mouth.

Of all mad creatures, if the learned are right, It is the slaver kills, and not the bite. Pope.

 

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