Denmark, 1767–1822, Black freedman, born probably on St. Thomas, Danish West Indies: hanged as alleged leader of a planned uprising among enslaved Black people in Charleston, S.C.
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How to use Vesey in a sentence
Lydia Vesey cried again, as if she could not possibly crowd her interest under, and this time she had reënforcements from without.Country Neighbors | Alice Brown
Mrs. Vesey had been the first to say the girl was awfully original, but that became the general view.The Real Thing and Other Tales | Henry James
The third diner was a young actor with a low, veiled voice—Gerald Vesey—who adored and understood Feather's clothes.Robin | Frances Hodgson Burnett
A formidable insurrection was attempted in 1822 by Denmark Vesey.John Brown, Soldier of Fortune | Hill Peebles Wilson
Now they were entering the narrow passage that opened into Vesey Street.The ghosts of their ancestors | Weymer Jay Mills