Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A young Caucasian male.
  • n. heroin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A favorite.
  • n. One of an association of poor Roman catholics which arose in Ireland about 1760, ostensibly to resist the collection of tithes, the members of which were so called from the white shirts they wore in their nocturnal raids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old term of endearment applied to a favorite son, dependent, or the like; a darling. See white, adjective, 5.
  • n. [capitalized] A member of an illegal agrarian association formed in Ireland about the year 1761, whose object was “to do justice to the poor by restoring the ancient commons and redressing other grievances” (Lecky).

Etymologies

white +‎ boy (Wiktionary)

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