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Free-hearted
Free-heartedly
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free-soil definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: where slavery was prohibited; "a free-soil state" [syn: free-soil, slaveless, non-slave]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1846 1. characterized by free soil <free-soil states> 2. capitalized F&S opposing the extension of slavery into United States territories and the admission of slave states into the Union prior to the Civil War; specifically of, relating to, or constituting a minor United States political party having these aims Free-Soiler noun Free-Soilism noun

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Free-soil Free"-soil`, a. Pertaining to, or advocating, the non-extension of slavery; -- esp. applied to a party which was active during the period 1846-1856. [U.S.] -- Free"soil`er, n. [U.S.] -- Free"-soil`ism, n. [U.S.]



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