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Legree

[li-gree] /lɪˈgri/
noun
1.
Simon, Simon Legree.
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  • This was spoken as Legree was getting on his horse, to go to the neighboring town.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • It was not Sambo, however, but Legree, who was pursuing them with violent execrations.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • He was soon introduced into the house, where he found Legree in the sitting-room.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • After this, Legree became a harder drinker than ever before.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Her master is Mr. Legree, who owns a cotton plantation on the Red River.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Legree noted on a slate, on the side of which was pasted a list of names, the amount.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • As she delivered it, Legree looked in her eyes with a sneering yet inquiring glance.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • When he was gone, Legree seemed a little ashamed of his fit of alarm.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Legree stopped at the foot of the stairs, and heard a voice singing.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • It was now near evening, Legree had been absent, on a ride to a neighboring farm.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Slang definitions & phrases for Legree

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simon legree

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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