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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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The chorus necessitated some grotesque waddlings supposed to be an imitation of a plantation darkey, under the influence, probably, of music and the moon.
Now, darkey, spring;" and, with the word, he pushed the boy toward the block, while a deep, heavy groan rose behind him.
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.
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.
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.
Emailed questions should be directed to: JPD Architects, Jay Darkey at jdarkey@gmail.
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.
Warren Ryan, a former premiership-winning coach, was heard saying that there's a line in a film where the "old darkey says, someone says, 'quittin' time.
When it faded out of style, several substitute terms were employed -- darkey, black, burr head, coon, etc.
During the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901, Delegate Carter Glass--who would later become Senator Glass, co-sponsor of the Glass-Steagall Act--praised felon disenfranchisement as a plan to "eliminate the darkey as a political factor in this state in less than five years.