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kaffermeid, noun

Forms:
Also kaffir meid.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, kaffer (see kaffir) + meid female servant.
derogatory, offensive
An insulting form of address or reference to a black woman; kaffir-maid, see kaffir noun sense 2 e.
1963 B. Modisane Blame Me on Hist. (1986) 36Because my mother was black she was despised and humiliated, called ‘kafir meid’.
1986 S. Sepamla Third Generation 53Gots, kaffermeid, don’t give me that bull!
An insulting form of address or reference to a black woman; kaffir-maid, see kaffirnoun2 e.

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