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sambo

(ˈsæmbəʊ)
n, pl -bos
1. (Peoples) slang an archaic and taboo word for a Black person: once used as a term of address
2. (Peoples) archaic the offspring of a Black person and a member of another race or a mulatto
[C18: from American Spanish zambo a person of Black descent; perhaps related to Bantu nzambu monkey]

sambo

(ˈsæmbəʊ) or

sambo wrestling

n
(Wrestling) a type of wrestling based on judo that originated in Russia and now features in international competitions
[C20: from Russian sam(ozashchita) b(ez) o(ruzhiya) self-defence without weapons]
sambo wrestler n
Translations

sambo

[ˈsæmbəʊ] N (pej) → negro/a m/f

sambo

n (pej)Kaffer m

sambo

[ˈsæmbəʊ] n (offensive) → negro/a
References in classic literature ?
Sambo, I see!" he said, speaking approvingly to a burly negro who was performing tricks of low buffoonery, which occasioned the shouts which Tom had heard.
"What you doin here?" said Sambo, coming up to Tom, and poking him facetiously in the side.
But how is it,--dis yer whole lot gwine tomorrow?" said Sambo, laying his hand freely on Adolph's shoulder.
Look at us now!" and Sambo gave a ludicrous imitation of Adolph's manner; "here's de airs and graces.
"Laws, now, only think," said Sambo, "the gentlemens that we is!"
Spects they's gwine to trade ye off with a lot o' cracked tea-pots and sich like!" said Sambo, with a provoking grin.
All fled in different directions, except Sambo, who, presuming on the favor which the keeper had to him as a licensed wag, stood his ground, ducking his head with a facetious grin, whenever the master made a dive at him.
"Sambo, the black servant, has just rung the bell; and the coachman has a new red waistcoat."
Sambo in the carriage, together with a very small and weather-beaten old cow's- skin trunk with Miss Sharp's card neatly nailed upon it, which was delivered by Sambo with a grin, and packed by the coachman with a corresponding sneer--the hour for parting came; and the grief of that moment was considerably lessened by the admirable discourse which Miss Pinkerton addressed to her pupil.
Sambo of the bandy legs slammed the carriage door on his young weeping mistress.
'Well, you know, there's usually a King George, or a King Boy, or a King Sambo, or a King Bill, or Bull, or Rum, or Junk, or whatever name the sailors may have happened to give him.'
In an age when we are on track to be the most obese country in Europe, should we be advocating the sale of carb on carb sambos? I love Tayto crisps but they don't love me - a moment on the lips is a lifetime on the hips.