Mulatto

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MULATTO. A person born of one white and one black parent. 7 Mass. R. 88; 2 Bailey, 558.

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Strickland had downed the mulatto twice, and the mulatto, sober, was a man to be reckoned with.
They sang one Negro melody after another, while the mulatto sat rocking himself, his head thrown back, his yellow face lifted, his shrivelled eyelids never fluttering.
He deemed it advisable, however, not to be too positive as to the date of the direful fact, and also to be uncertain whether it were perpetrated by an Irishman and a mulatto, or by the son of Erin alone.
Among the dancers are two young mulatto girls, with large, black, drooping eyes, and head- gear after the fashion of the hostess, who are as shy, or feign to be, as though they never danced before, and so look down before the visitors, that their partners can see nothing but the long fringed lashes.
One would think that the sole purpose of that fiend- ish gale had been to make a lunatic of that poor devil of a mulatto.
I have stayed in a house where a young household mulatto, daily and hourly, was reviled, beaten, and persecuted enough to break the spirit of the lowest animal.
Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies, by Ann Twinam.
At the same time, whites and free mulattos fought: Oge and Chavannes demanded greater equality for mulattos, but the whites rejected it on the basis of their culture of racism.
Her first chapters, for example, examine the impact of slavery-era laws on colonial fiction about "tragic mulattos.
There's a scientific assertion that, after a certain point in the family tree, mulattos are unable to reproduce.
In 1910, enumerators were alerted to be on the lookout for mulattos as "impure blacks" with any trace of black blood.
Due to superior numbers and greater familiarity with firearms, Italians and other European immigrants had decisive advantages in violent confrontations with blacks and mulattos.