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dark meat

  1. meat that is dark in appearance after cooking, especially a leg or thigh of chicken or turkey (distinguished from white meat).
  2. Slang: Vulgar. a black person, considered as a sexual partner.
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Origin of dark meat

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Don't you think you can say which is the dark-meat and which is the white-meat poet?

    The Poet at the Breakfast Table

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.