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Definition of "negress" []

  • A black female. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "negress" in a sentence
  • "The negresses are examined by a female specially appointed for that purpose, and the negress is sold on the faith of her statement being correct."
  • "It is mentioned, as an instance of fidelity, that a negress is the gaoler of the women in Tangier."
  • "Ketchum 1.169 speaks of a negress, aged thirteen, who gave birth to a well-developed child which began to menstruate at ten years and nine months and at thirteen became pregnant; hence the negress was a grandmother at twenty-five years and nine months."
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