Definition of Gaboons

1. gaboon [n] - See also: gaboon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaboons

gable wall
gabled
gablelike
gables
gablet
gablets
gabling
gablock
gablocks
gabnash
gabnashes
gabon
gabonase
gaboon
gaboon viper
gaboons (current term)
gaboxadol
gabrielite
gabrielsonite
gabs
gaby
gac
gack
gacked
gacking
gacks
gad
gadabouts
gadarene

Literary usage of Gaboons

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1. The Negro in Our History by Carter Godwin Woodson (1922)
"There came also the gaboons, who were physically weak and consequently unsuited for purposes of exploitation. The colonists imported, too, ..."

2. Plantation and Frontier Documents: 1649-1863: Illustrative of Industrial by John R. Commons, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (1909)
"... which are diversified only by sensible local causes; but the gaboons are anomalies in nature; and it is to be lamented that any of them should be ..."

3. Travels in Brazil by Henry Koster (1817)
"It is with difficulty that the gaboons * Mr. Edwards mentions some of the Gold-coast negroes, or those of the adjacent countries, and gives as an instance ..."

4. William Penn as the Founder of Two Commonwealths by Augustus C. Buell (1904)
"... voyage would take a triangular shape, the "third leg" being a cargo of human chattels from the "gaboons" of West Africa to the isles of the Caribbean. ..."

5. The cruise of the Midge by Michael Scott (1842)
"... gaboons, belonging to Prince's Island, fifty-four slaves and a crew of fifteen men ou board each. The slavers were surveyed by the officers of his ..."

6. The Universal Traveller: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an by Charles Augustus Goodrich (1836)
"The gaboons are also tall and comely, with great muscular strength; they are, however, less esteemed, from their exceeding impatience of the state of ..."

7. The Negro in Our History by Carter Godwin Woodson (1922)
"There came also the gaboons, who were physically weak and consequently unsuited for purposes of exploitation. The colonists imported, too, ..."

8. Plantation and Frontier Documents: 1649-1863: Illustrative of Industrial by John R. Commons, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (1909)
"... which are diversified only by sensible local causes; but the gaboons are anomalies in nature; and it is to be lamented that any of them should be ..."

9. Travels in Brazil by Henry Koster (1817)
"It is with difficulty that the gaboons * Mr. Edwards mentions some of the Gold-coast negroes, or those of the adjacent countries, and gives as an instance ..."

10. William Penn as the Founder of Two Commonwealths by Augustus C. Buell (1904)
"... voyage would take a triangular shape, the "third leg" being a cargo of human chattels from the "gaboons" of West Africa to the isles of the Caribbean. ..."

11. The cruise of the Midge by Michael Scott (1842)
"... gaboons, belonging to Prince's Island, fifty-four slaves and a crew of fifteen men ou board each. The slavers were surveyed by the officers of his ..."

12. The Universal Traveller: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an by Charles Augustus Goodrich (1836)
"The gaboons are also tall and comely, with great muscular strength; they are, however, less esteemed, from their exceeding impatience of the state of ..."

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