Coloured


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Coloured

1. an individual who is not a White person, esp a Black person
2. (in South Africa) a person of racially mixed parentage or descent
3. designating or relating to a Coloured person or Coloured people
References in classic literature ?
On our return we overtook a party of about twenty young black girls, dressed in excellent taste; their black skins and snow-white linen being set off by coloured turbans and large shawls.
These clouds, or blushes as they may be called, are said to be produced by the alternate expansion and contraction of minute vesicles containing variously coloured fluids.
As I have stated, most of the coloured people left the old plantation for a short while at least, so as to be sure, it seemed, that they could leave and try their freedom on to see how it felt.