(third-person singular simple present abolitionizes, present participle abolitionizing, simple past and past participle abolitionized)
- 1858 May 13, New York Observer and Chronicle, volume 36, issue 19, page 150:
- The public mind has been naturally excited on the position of the American Tract Society, threatened as it has been for months past by a party of revolutionists, determined to expel its Executive Committee, and abolitionize the institution.
- 1865 August 13, a Letter from Galveston published in The New-Orleans Times (New Orleans, Louisiana), page 3:
- The question is, will the people, by a constitutional provision, abolitionize the State and thereby legalize the unconstitutional acts of the Administration for the abolition of slavery?
abolition + -ize