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QUADROON. A person who is descended from a white person, and another person who has an equal mixture of the European and African blood. 2 Bailey, 558. Vide Mulatto.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.