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Definition of Half-caste

  • One born of a European parent on the one side, and of a Hindu or Mohammedan on the other. Also adjective; as, half-caste parents.
  • an offensive term for the offspring of parents of different racial groups or cultures

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With his left arm about the face and head of the devilish half-caste, and grasping with his right hand her slender right wrist-putting forth all his strength to hold it back-was Gianapolis!
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Thirty years set that all right, and the same thirty years have so changed the theological atmosphere that such abusive words as "heretic" and "infidel," applied to persons who differ from the old standards of faith, are chiefly interesting as a test of breeding, being seldom used by any people above the social half-caste line.
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They were an Indian, named "The Black Swan," his wife, named "The White Swan," and a half-caste trapper, whose proper name was unknown to all save himself.
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That was the fact placing old Lingard so much above the common crowd of sea-going adventurers who traded with Hudig in the daytime and drank champagne, gambled, sang noisy songs, and made love to half-caste girls under the broad verandah of the Sunda Hotel at night.
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There used to be a half-caste woman in my house, but she is going even now.
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When he stopped at length, a short distance off, we recognised one of my father's servants-a half-caste named Jose.
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And, finally, she had great, blazing black eyes-the half-caste eye, round, full-orbed, and sensuous, which marks the collision of the dark races with the light.
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There is a record of a curious monster born of healthy half-caste African parents.
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On returning to my friends on the other side of the lagoon I learned for the first time that there was a half-caste girl living among them; and subsequent inquiries went to prove that her father was a white man who had penetrated into these regions and lived for some little time at least among the blacks-much as I myself was doing.
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Naturally the existence of this structure set me inquiring among the older natives as to whether they ever remembered seeing a white man before; and then I learned that perhaps twenty years previously a man like myself _had_ made his appearance in those regions, and had died a few months afterwards, before the wife who, according to custom, was allotted to him had given birth to the half-caste baby girl, who was now a woman before me.
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The girl, by the way, was by no means good-looking, and her skin was decidedly more black than white; I could tell by her hand, however, that she was a half-caste.
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This tribe always lingers in my memory, on account of the half-caste girl, whom I now believe to have been the daughter of Ludwig Leichhardt, the lost Australian explorer.
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My two children were a source of great delight to me at this time,-although of course they were half-castes, the colour of their skin being very little different from that of their mother.
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If he belonged to some savage tribe he had a savage wife-a dozen of them perhaps-and wild, half-caste children.
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Castro, who was an uneducated half-caste, ruled by corruption and terror; he repudiated all the national obligations, quarrelled with the United States and with every European Power, and disposed of his political opponents by the simple expedient of placing them against a wall with a file of soldiers with loaded rifles in front of them.
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The half-castes, the Liby-Phoenicians, seem to have been sometimes sent out as colonists; but it may be inferred, from what Diodorus says of their residence, that they had not the right of the citizenship of Carthage; and only a single solitary case occurs of one of this race being intrusted with authority, and that, too, not emanating from the home government.
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This is the instance of the officer sent by Hannibal to Sicily after the fall of Syracuse, whom Polybius calls Myttinus the Libyan, but whom, from the fuller account in Livy, we find to have been a Liby-Phoenician; and it is expressly mentioned what indignation was felt by the Carthaginian commanders in the island that this half-caste should control their operations.
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I forgot to say that Jowler's wife was a half-caste woman, who had been born and bred entirely in India, and whom the Colonel had married from the house of her mother, a native.
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Recognizing Asie as a leader in the piece, Contenson hoped to find out the author through her; but she slipped through his fingers again and again, hiding like an eel in the mud of Paris; and when he found her again as the cook in Esther's establishment, it seemed to him inexplicable that the half-caste woman should have had a finger in the pie.
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Byng's half-caste valet, Krool, sombre of face, small, lean, ominous, was standing in the doorway.
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Examples of Half-caste

Example #1
His face was of a grayish pallor and clammy with sweat; his crooked eyes had the glare of madness.
Example #2
Helen Cumberly lay, her head and shoulders pressed back upon the silken pillows of the bed, with both hands clutching the wrist of the Eurasian and striving to wrench the latter's fingers from her throat, in the white skin of which they were bloodily embedded.
Example #3
I do not know, but I suspect that with them also it is a good deal a matter of breeding.
Example #4
Some of the old doctors, I fear, never pardoned me for saying that if a ship, loaded with an assorted cargo of the drugs which used to be considered the natural food of sick people, went to the bottom of the sea, it would be "all the better for mankind and all the worse for the fishes.
Example #5
His cognomen in the wilderness was "Slugs," a name which originated in his frequent use of clipped pieces of lead instead of shot in the loading of his gun.
Example #6
The "neighbours" to whom Robin referred lived in a leather tent twenty miles distant from the Fort.