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SIMON LEGREE (noun)

The noun SIMON LEGREE has 2 senses:
1. a cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees

Meaning:
A cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees
Classified under:
Nouns denoting people
Synonyms:
Simon Legree; slave driver
Hypernyms ("Simon Legree" is a kind of...):
employer (a person or firm that employs workers)

2. the cruel slave dealer in an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Meaning:
The cruel slave dealer in an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Classified under:
Nouns denoting people
Instance hypernyms:
character; fictional character; fictitious character (an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story))
Simon Legree is the Democrat equivalent to the Republican Uncle Tom.

Barack Obama equals Simon Legree.
by Intelligence Incarnate December 06, 2011
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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
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