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Definition of "quarter-breed" []

  • A person having one fourth American Indian and three fourths white blood. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "quarter-breed" in a sentence
  • "El-Soo was a full-blooded Indian, yet she exceeded all the half-breed and quarter-breed girls."
  • "The warm-faced man, Bill Brown, put the quarter-breed through the customary direct examination, which served to strengthen his testimony and to bring out the fact that a terrible struggle must have taken place in the killing of Borg."
  • "Nobody hurt but a quarter-breed, who loses a 'eye."