Definition of Blackamoors

1. Noun. (plural of blackamoor) ¹



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Definition of Blackamoors

1. blackamoor [n] - See also: blackamoor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackamoors

black vultures
black walnut
black walnut tree
black wattle
black weevil
black whale
black widow
black widow spider
black widow spider venom
black widows
black willow
black woodpecker
black woodpeckers
blackamoor
blackamoors (current term)
blackamore
blackaviced
blackavised
blackback
blackback flounder
blackbacks
blackball
blackballed
blackballing
blackband
blackbands
blackbeetle
blackberries

Literary usage of Blackamoors

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1. Thackeray the Humourist and the Man of Letters: The Story of His Life and by John Camden Hotten, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope (1864)
"There stalks the tiger,—there the lion roars, 5 Who sometimes eats the luckless blackamoors; All that he leaves of them the monster throws To jackals, ..."

2. The General chronicle and literary magazine (1811)
"NEGROES were sometime known in Europe by the name of blackamoors. The origin of the name is this :—The coast of Africa, as low as the Senegal, is inhabited ..."

3. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1866)
"S.1M6.1 "blackamoors." The fashion for these dark-skinned attendants is ... In regard to the custom of attiring the " blackamoors " after an Eastern fashion ..."

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