tot, noun1

Origin:
Shortened form of Hottentot.
offensive, colloquial, rare
1. Khoikhoi sense 1. 2. coloured noun sense a.
1835 T.H. Bowker Journal. 19 Apr.Some tots that joined the Kafirs at Mahoney come back to us.
1835 T.H. Bowker Journal. 14 Aug.Fatigues Sweeping place, building huts for the Married tots.
1978 J. Branford Dict. of S. Afr. Eng. 258Totty,..A mode of reference to a Hottentot..still heard occ. as ‘tot’, now regarded as offensive.
Khoikhoi1.
colourednouna.

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