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- n. The offspring of a white person and a quadroon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The offspring of a white person and a quadroon; -- so called in the West Indies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The offspring of a white and a quadroon.
They used all the means they could devise to keep him in the college, but he would not stay, and, hiring a house in the city, he opened shop as a painter, where he got plenty of employment, and in the end married the daughter of a mestee, so that he laid his account to remain there as long as he lived.
* "Many of these gentlemen-managers, as well as the overseers under them, contribute, in a great degree, to stock the plantation with mulatto and mestee slaves.
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