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Definition of "mammie" [mammie]

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "mammie" in a sentence
  • "It was very common for the white people to have their children cared for by colored women, whom the children used to call mammie, and not infrequently"
  • "It was because of being with my bairn that I wouldna agree to live in the hospital here like the rest of the nurses, and whan I gang hame noo to my little garret, he will waken up out of his saft sleep, rosy and fresh, and hold up his bonnie mou ', sae like his father's, for' mammie's kiss. '""
  • "And just out of curiosity, since when is dressing up like a mammie mocking “ghetto” culture?"