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ex- +‎ slave


ex-slave (plural ex-slaves)

  1. A former or emancipated slave.
    • 2003, Wilma P. Dunaway, “Introduction”, in Slavery in the American Mountain South, page 12:
      [] nearly half the Appalachian ex-slaves had endured fifteen years or more of enslavement, and they were old enough to form and to retain oral histories.


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