blackamoor :

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  • n  a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

  • A devout Roman Catholic, Sheriff Thompson consulted her priest, learned from him that nothing in canon law prohibited her from sending the blackamoor to his legal death.
  • He warms up his luck by rubbing a blackamoor's head, a hunchback's shoulder, the lapels of his own loud clothing.
  • Just right for use on a blackamoor, in the opinion of most South African white men.

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