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high yellow

/hay yála/ [also US Black (Major), dial. ADD; cf. Car, high colour idem DJE, perhaps akin to high high in the social scale DJE, + YELLOW 3 mulatto] adj. having a light brown complexion: 1973 Black, coloured, Conchy Joe, or high yellow (Missick 53). They love them high yellow gals, even if they cripple (Nassau). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-17 19:31
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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