Definitions

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  • n. an octoroon, someone of one-eighth African ancestry

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See mestee.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as mestee.

Etymologies

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From mestizo (n).

Examples

  • The offspring of a white man and black woman is a mulatto; the mulatto, and black produce a sambo; from the mulatto and white comes the quadroon; from the quadroon and white the mustee; the child of a mustee by a white man is called a mustee - fino; and the children of a musteefinio are free by law, and rank as white persons to all intents and purposes.

    Journal of a Residence among the Negroes in the West Indies

  • June 3, 2009 at 9:47 am yup — mustee re-call does lady fingies now!

    Frank had no idea - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Ain't nobody ever goin 'to see you, on account it a lonely place, an' no one ever go there -- ifn they do, why you just a crazy mustee!

    Flash For Freedom

  • To her Spring also added about a dozen mustee and quadroon girls sent aboard by the brokers, who wanted them shipped to America where they were destined for the New Orleans brothels.

    Flash For Freedom

  • Their mother was dead -- she was white-and my mother, who was a slave mustee, was mother to them as well.

    Flash For Freedom

  • Strictly speaking, the child of one black and one white parent is a mulatto; the child of a mulatto and a white is a quadroon (one quarter black); the child of a quadroon and a white is a mustee (one eighth black).

    Flash For Freedom

  • A thousand, two thousand dollars -- maybe three, for a choice mustee wench, fancy-bred, only nineteen, and schooled in a New Orleans brothel!

    Flash For Freedom

  • But I wonder how many young chaps nowadays, in this civilised twentieth century, would know how to go about it, if they were planked down, near penniless and with their boots letting in, on a foreign soil, and asked to dispose of a fine-strung mustee woman whose depression and nervousness were growing steadily as the crisis approached?

    Flash For Freedom

  • She seen somebody wid dat mustee hair (das what we calls black folks wid smooth straight hair) and when her child born, everybody say:

    Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 1

  • Near the commencement of the weeding season of 1835, I was ordered to whip a young woman, a light mustee, for not performing her task.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

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