caffre


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Noun1.caffre - an offensive and insulting term for any Black African
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
Black African - an African who is Black
References in classic literature ?
This parlour is not his sphere," I reflected: "the Himalayan ridge or Caffre bush, even the plague-cursed Guinea Coast swamp would suit him better.
Into a beastly scrap of ground which a Turk would reject as a savage abomination and a Caffre would shudder at, they bring our dear brother here departed to receive Christian burial.
Budiansky guides the reader through what seems to be an all encompassing examination of the cat, charting their origins in ancient Egypt as the offspring of the Caffre cat - an African Wildcat - to their somewhat enforced migration across Europe and then the world as the companions of humans.