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  • 81Negro — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. African, Ethiopian, Sudanese, etc.; black, African or Afro American. See humanity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. Black, African, African American, Afro American, person of color, colored person, mulatto,… …

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  • 82de Russy, Marceline (Bedard) —    In “Medusa’s Coil,” an alluring young woman in Paris who claims to be the illegitimate daughter of the Marquis de Chameaux, but who, after she marries Denis de Russy and returns with him to his estate in Missouri, is revealed to be not only an …

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  • 83Negro — [ ni:grəʊ] noun (plural Negroes) a member of a dark skinned group of peoples originally native to Africa south of the Sahara. Origin via Sp. and Port. from L. niger, nigr black . Usage Since the 1960s, when the term black was favoured as the term …

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  • 84wench — n. 1. Strumpet. 2. [U.S.] Negress, colored woman …

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  • 85Negro — n 1.Negroid, Black, black person, darkskinned person; Negrito, Papuan, Melanesian, Australian aborigine; Ethiopian, Moor, Bantu, Sudanese, Hottentot; Senegambian, Mandingo, Krooman, Pygmy, Zulu, Ibo, Nubian; Afro American, Afro European, Afro… …

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  • 86-ess — off aff. use a suffix forming distinctively feminine nouns: countess; goddess; lioness[/ex] • Etymology: ME esse < OF < LL issa < Gk usage: Since at least the 14th century, English has borrowed nouns with this feminine suffix from French …

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  • 87Negro — I. /ˈnigroʊ / (say neegroh) noun (plural Negroes) 1. a member of one of the dark skinned peoples of Africa or a descendant of these peoples elsewhere. –adjective 2. of, denoting, or relating to a Negro or to Negroes. Also, negro. {Spanish and… …

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  • 88black — black, blacken verbs. Black is used when the meaning is to deliberately make something black, as in blacking one s face, one s shoes, a person s eye, etc., in the meaning to declare something ‘black’ (i.e. to boycott it), and in the phrasal verb… …

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  • 89-ess — 1. This suffix forms nouns denoting female persons or animals, and was adopted in Middle English from the Old French form esse (from late Latin issa). The first wave of ess words in English (countess, duchess, empress, hostess, mistress, princess …

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  • 90Pitter, Ruth — (1897 1992)    She was born at Ilford, Essex, to parents who were both teachers in London s East End. Living as she did on the edge of London, she found much to stimulate her early interest in poetry. Her education was at Coborn School for Girls …

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  • 91mulatto — /malatow/m(y)uw°/ A person that is the offspring of a negress by a white man, or of a white woman by a negro. In a more general sense, a person of mixed Caucasian and negro blood, or Indian and negro blood …

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  • 92mulatto — /malatow/m(y)uw°/ A person that is the offspring of a negress by a white man, or of a white woman by a negro. In a more general sense, a person of mixed Caucasian and negro blood, or Indian and negro blood …

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  • 93-ess — [es, is, əs] [ME esse, isse < OFr esse < LL issa < Gr] suffix forming nouns female [lioness]: In nouns of agent ending in tor or ter, the vowel is usually dropped before adding ess [actress] As applied to persons, now often avoided as… …

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  • 94archaicism — noun the use of an archaic expression • Syn: ↑archaism • Derivationally related forms: ↑archaistic, ↑archaistic (for: ↑archaism), ↑archaize (for: ↑ …

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  • 95Black person — noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa) • Syn: ↑Black, ↑blackamoor, ↑Negro, ↑Negroid • Usage Domain: ↑archaism (for: ↑Negroid), ↑ …

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  • 96Ne|gress — «NEE grihs», noun a black woman or girl. Usage Formerly common, Negress, and similar ess compound forms are now seen as disparaging, and are avoided …

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