Definition of Octaroon. Meaning of Octaroon. Synonyms of Octaroon

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Definition of Octaroon

Octaroon
Octaroon Oc`ta*roon", n. See Octoroon.

Meaning of Octaroon from wikipedia

- In the slave societies of the Americas, a quadroon or quarteron was a person with one quarter African and three quarters European ancestry (or in Australia...
- earlier proliferation of historical categories (such as "mulatto" and "octaroon" among persons with partial African descent) and "blood quantum" distinctions...
- "Little ****ing ****s. They get ruled by people like me. Little ****ing octaroons. My ancestors ****ing enslaved those little pieces of ****ing ****." Play...
- shot). Gail, disguised in blackface, accompanies Pauline south as her octaroon black maid. The Confederates become aware there is a spy in their midst...
- different races marry. This is evident in terms such as mulatto, quadroon, and octaroon, which s**** to identify and quantify the exact amount of so-called inferior...
- pantomime and also in straight theatre. She was described a "beautiful octaroon" when in Cardiff who was "the only" black female music hall actor. This...
- Bluebeard (1860) Buckstone's Married Life (1861) Dion Boucicault's The Octaroon (1861) My Lord and my Lady (1861) Tom Taylor's Babes in the Wood (1861)...
- publications variously as a madam, wheel-horse, adventuress, harridan, octaroon, and celestina. The label of celestina, or procuress, has been the most...
- received mixed reviews from critics. In 2016 Company One's production of An Octaroon also received a mixed review from the Boston Globe. Also in 2016 the company...
- in November 1903. It was managed originally by "an eccentric American" octaroon, Louis Ladow (died in China on November 20, 1928), who had been imprisoned...
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