noun, plural dark·ies.Older Use: Now Offensive.
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Darky had written an ode to the man who founded this class of lodging-house, and had received personal thanks.Beggars|W. H. (William Henry) Davies
I took the little roll from my pocket while up in the hay-loft, where I had gone to give Darky his last feed.Down The River|Oliver Optic
In our literature and on the stage, the very idea of a Darky and a graveyard is mirth-provoking.The Best Ghost Stories|Various
Roake and Humfrey with little "Darky," who was their invariable companion, were always welcome.At Ypres with Best-Dunkley|Thomas Hope Floyd
Darky have to take what the white folks leave fo em and be glad he's livin.Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives|Work Projects Administration