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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small white alto-cumulus or cirro-cumulus cloud, of a round shape and compact texture: distinct from the clouds of the mackerel sky, which are thinner and of a paler tint, shading off to white on one side, but fading into the delicate blue of the sky on the other.
  • noun A negro: so called from the woolly hair of his head.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Low A negro.

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