Uncle Tom

NOUN
  1. a servile black character in a novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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How To Use Uncle Tom In A Sentence

  • To the radical blacks of the Sixties, he was an Uncle Tom.
  • Uncle Tom's Rose Tonic contains potassium phosphite and has good fungicidal properties, while SB Plant Invigorator is a foliar feed with fungicidal and pesticidal properties. National treasures: our English roses
  • Uncle Tom's Rose Tonic contains potassium phosphite and has good fungicidal properties, while SB Plant Invigorator is a foliar feed with fungicidal and pesticidal properties. National treasures: our English roses
  • Poor old uncle Tompson used to cadge some money for cigarettes from me.
  • A sound like Uncle Tom Cobleigh reading Neville Cardus to faraway natives", as the poet Dylan Thomas nicely put it. The day I was bowled over by John Arlott's soupy-thick vowels | Frank Keating
  • Bonny just had one foal, but Dennis's Uncle Tom, who farmed at Barton, near Preston, had a mare that foaled around the same time.
  • He notes that although the term originated with Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the book's character was a heroic figure who refused to divulge the location of escaped slaves. The Seattle Times
  • But in this sesquicentennial year of Uncle Tom, scholars are working hard to clarify the public's understanding of this controversial figure.
  • Fiona is advised by fellow students that she can sue Uncle Tom for breach of contract.
  • A prince was to come who was to bear her away from the ragmen and the boarding-houses and the soot: and incidentally and in spite of herself, Aunt Mary was to come too, and Uncle Tom. Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill
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