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n.1.A female mulatto.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In the case of the flag, the myth, which is now taken to be an historical fact, is that Dessalines tore out the white of the French tri-colors and had Catherine Flon, a mulattress, sew the blue and red vertically together with her hair.
In Portraits of the New Negro Woman, Cherene Sherrard-Johnson considers the idea of the mulattress as an icon in the art and literature of the Harlem Renaissance.
Brown (despite the signifying power of her name) nearly shouts, "[W]hat impertinence, to palm a mulattress upon our care and society" (168).