mustee


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mustee

(mʌˈstiː; ˈmʌstiː) or

mestee

n
1. (Peoples) the offspring of a White person and a quadroon
2. (Peoples) any person of mixed ancestry
[C17: shortened from mestizo]
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Certain actions, only sporadically applied before 1675, became prevalent by the eighteenth century: Indians were sold to cover debts or as restitution for legal fees; children were forced into long term apprenticeships; and emerging racial categories--African, mustee, mulatto, Spanish Indian--were assigned to Indians to justify their servitude.
Section 32 of the 1817 law provided, "That every negro, mulatto or mustee within this state, born before the fourth of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, shall, from and after the fourth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, be free.
District Police Officer, Muhammad Kamran Khan while addressing a press conference here on Wednesday said that Rafique Gunji gang, Mustee gang and Jamail Cheeni gang have been smashed during a campaign against criminals.