black boy


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black boy

(ˈblækˌbɔɪ) or

blackboy

n
(Plants) another name for grass tree1
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The black boy should make an excellent balu for Tarzan, since he had none of his own.
Teeka still was fearful, for with all their mighty ferocity the great anthropoids are timid; but at last, assured by her great confidence in Tarzan, she pushed Gazan forward toward the little black boy. The small ape, guided by instinct, drew back toward its mother, baring its small fangs and screaming in mingled fear and rage.
What an odd feeling, now, when a black boy's host to white men with gold lace upon their coats!
My black boy Sam was similarly affected, even in a greater degree, but I reckon more by my son's manner than by anything he had himself observed.
The rear was brought up by a black boy of fourteen or fifteen, who carried medicine bottles, a pail of hot water, and various other hospital appurtenances.
Hussey soon appeared, with a mustard-pot in one hand and a vinegar-cruet in the other, having just broken away from the occupation of attending to the castors, and scolding her little black boy meantime.
A mile below the village the black boy dipped his paddle into the water and forced his skiff toward the bank.
When she was only about three steps from him, he turned his head round, fixing his eyes steadfastly upon the lady with the red cushion, who had risen and was approaching, followed by her black boy and her woman.
On the schooner were two white men, the skipper and the second mate, with half a dozen black boys. The skipper with three boys we caught on shore and killed, but first eight of us the skipper killed with his two revolvers.
I have seen men and women beaten by whips and clubs and fists, and I have seen the rhinoceros-hide whips laid around the naked torsos of black boys so heartily that each stroke stripped away the skin in full circle.
His heart was wild with desire to serve, and, without clear purpose, he began sniffing legs of black boys.
A little later Hanson and one of his black boys rode out of camp.