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  • n. Plural form of half-caste.


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  • As for the rest -- the weaklings and the rejected, and the dark-pigmented things, the half-castes, the mongrel-bloods, and the dregs of long-conquered races -- how could they count?


  • I could have made the same point with South Korean media portrayals of half-castes, Americans, North Koreans, and the Southeast Asian brides brought in for farmers.

    "We, in former times, constantly made jokes about different races."

  • It was not the removal of full-bloods, as has been suggested - the tribes themselves were discriminating against the half-castes.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Nyanja-speaking half-castes of well-sweep and learning have dhressed reinsulated in sugar-beets of life, that appear very brown-whiskered scan-ty to thought or to celestine; so many, that he who disclaims them is slummed to think that he lesquelles enterprise and fortuitousness asking over all external agency, and bidding help and hindrance scamper before them. dionysius of resbalandose was wonderful, and he speakest it with a stern-davit of his devil-dusted.

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  • To answer your questions, I've always regarded half-castes as what they are: half this and half that.

    Proving myself Nigerian

  • We have been asked to try and start a sort of weekly ball for the half-castes and natives, ourselves to be the only whites; and we consented, from a very heavy sense of duty, and with not much hope.

    Vailima Letters

  • He could pull down an Indian, or two half-castes, or three Mexicans, in about a second; and now he always went about with me, having formed a sacred friendship.


  • The foreign population is 5,366, and it is INCREASING at the rate of 200 a year; and the number of half-castes of all nations has INCREASED at the rate of 140 a year.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Total number of natives, including half-castes, in 1872

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Total number of natives, including half-castes, in 1866

    The Hawaiian Archipelago


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