mustee

[ muh-stee, muhs-tee ]
/ mʌˈsti, ˈmʌs ti /

noun

the offspring of a white person and a quadroon; octoroon.
a half-breed.

Origin of mustee

First recorded in 1690–1700; short variant of mestizo
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Examples from the Web for mustees

  • It has 43 Indian families, besides 93 of Mustees and Mullatoes.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • A settlement of 850 families of Indians in the alcaldia of this name, embracing some 20 Spaniards and Mustees.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • It contains 136 Indian families, and 11 families of Spaniards and Mustees.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • It also contains 50 families of Spaniards, Mustees, and Mulatoes.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft

British Dictionary definitions for mustees

mustee

mestee (mɛˈstiː)

/ (mʌˈstiː, ˈmʌstiː) /

noun

the offspring of a White person and a quadroon
any person of mixed ancestry

Word Origin for mustee

C17: shortened from mestizo
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