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Noun1.darkey - (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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References in classic literature ?
The chorus necessitated some grotesque waddlings supposed to be an imitation of a plantation darkey, under the influence, probably, of music and the moon.
My father, in old Tolland county, cut down a pine tree once, and found a silver ring grown over in it; some old darkey's wedding ring.
Now, darkey, spring;" and, with the word, he pushed the boy toward the block, while a deep, heavy groan rose behind him.
Mr Emmanuel Darkey, Chairman of the Sweet Potato Innovation Platform, said the OFSP was enriched with vitamins and the TAAT is a way of creating public awareness of the food, which has been in existence for a long time, for people to know more about the product, especially its health benefits.
(29.) Odoi AT, Dassah ET, Darkey DE, Owusu-Afriyie O, Valkov AY.
William Moncur Wallis concurred, attributing the skill acquisition to 'a darkey who was camped in the Domain, close to the "Centipede Rock," where they used to swim' (Referee, 30 January 1895, p.
But getting rid of statues, any statues, has become very difficult."They become sacrosanct once they're erected," said Kirk Savage, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh who's an expert on the subject."It's as if the monuments had been dropped from the sky." Pittsburgh, for instance, has a truly awful 100-year-old statue of Stephen Foster, the composer of"My Old Kentucky Home," looking down in white benevolence on what was commissioned to be"an old darkey reclining at his feet strumming negro airs upon an old banjo." But city officials haven't been able to make it go away.
23 August 1874, SCT 2/4/11; Darkey Quabblah of Crepee [Krepi] vs.
But he grew serious, and told me that it was brought but a moment before by a little darkey, who, in answer to Nat's inquisitiveness, could only say that it was given to him by a young lady, with a shilling to bring it down as addressed.
For example, Abrahamson and Darkey (1988) reported utilisation rates of-80% and 60% for top and average farmers on the North Island regardless of the productivity of the land.