About The Word Jim-crow

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Jim-crow

Jim-crow Meaning & Definition
Jim-crow Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jim-crow?

[n] a crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails
[n] barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jim-crow: color bar | color line | colour bar | colour line

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jim-crow: alien | anti-Semitism | apartheid | apartness | black power | black supremacy | chauvinism | class consciousness | class distinction | class hatred | class prejudice | class war | color bar | color line | detachment | discrimination | division | ethnocentrism | exclusiveness | fascism | foreigner | insularity | insulation | isolation | isolationism | Jim Crow law | know-nothingism | male chauvinist | minority prejudice | narrowness | outcast | out-group | outsider | parochialism | persona non grata | privacy | privatism | privatization | quarantine | race hatred | race prejudice | race snobbery | racial discrimination | racial segregation | racialism | racism | recess | reclusion | red-baiting | retirement | retreat | rustication | seclusion | secrecy | segregation | separation | sequestration | sex discrimination | sexism | snobbishness | social barrier | social discrimination | splendid isolation | stranger | superpatriotism | tightness | ultranationalism | white power | white supremacy | withdrawal | xenophobia

See Also | crowbar | ideological barrier | pry | pry bar | wrecking bar

Jim-crow In Webster's Dictionary

\Jim"-crow`\, n. (Mach.) 1. A machine for bending or straightening rails. 2. A planing machine with a reversing tool, to plane both ways.
\Jim Crow\ A negro; -- said to be so called from a popular negro song and dance, the refrain of which is ``Wheel about and turn about and jump Jim Crow,'' produced in 1835 by T. D. Rice, a famous negro minstrel. [Slang, U. S.]

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