from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Offensive Used as a disparaging term for a Black person.
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- n. Alternative spelling of darkey.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a negro; an African-American; -- an older term now considered offensive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A negro; a colored person.
- n. A policeman's lantern; a bull's-eye. Dickens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people
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Hey, I had this great idea last night that if you dress up a black guy like a woman after before you kill them, you can claim it was self defense and not a hate crime because the darky was a violent sex offender/tranny!
"It suah do work, Mistah Swift!" called the darky to Tom, who was waiting the result of his little repair job.
For a moment I was completely bewildered; then, as I recalled the darky's crafty and indirect ways, my confidence returned and I had the keenest curiosity to see what would be forthcoming.
(the Yanks would love him) and calling a darky a darky is only funny for a while.
After more banter with the "darky" Agnew, Nixon opened the piano duet with Franklin Roosevelt's favorite song ( "Home on the Range"), then Harry Truman's ( "Missouri Waltz"), then Lyndon Johnson's ( "The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You").
In the South the hillbilly disk jockeys refused to play him because they said he was singing "darky" music.
For DarKush, it offered "darky" when I went to type the url in by hand....
I remember one such particularly, the most intelligent one in Hampton, known as "an, influential darky" ( "darky" being the familiar term applied by the contrabands to themselves).
There is the story of the Civil War period, which pictures the "darky" on the old plantation, devoted to "young Massa" or "old Miss," -- the Negro of slavery.
'But I yere th' darky's got a pile -- some two thousan '; _thet_ gwoes