adjective U.S. History.
Origin of free-soil
Related formsfree-soil·ism, noun
Definition for free-soil (2 of 2)
noun U.S. History.
Origin of free soil
Examples from the Web for free-soil
For years he had been accustomed to meet on the floor of the Capitol the leaders of the old Whig and Free-soil parties.The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln|Francis Fisher Browne
The Free-Soil men were in a majority, but their course had been in disregard of law.Stephen Arnold Douglas|William Garrott Brown
The Free-soil party presented itself to their minds as an easily available instrumentality.The History of the Confederate War, Its Causes and Its Conduct, Volume I (of 2)|George Cary Eggleston
Federal law, and indeed the original constitution, plainly declare that fugitive slaves shall be given up by the free-soil States.North America, Volume I (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
In Massachusetts, a republican free-soil ticket would do so.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope