cabre

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English[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /kəˈbɹeɪ/, /ˈkɑː.bɹeɪ/

Adjective[edit]

cabre

  1. Alternative spelling of cabré

Noun[edit]

cabre (plural cabres)

  1. (obsolete or historical and generally offensive) A person of mixed black and mulatto descent.
    • 1995, B. W. Higman, Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, 1807-1834, University of West Indies Press (→ISBN), page 154:
      Further, the registration returns for some colonies provided only a generalized “coloured” or “mulatto” category, [] The Trinidad registration returns certainly provide clear examples of mulatto-black couples having cabre children, but []

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (person of mixed race): see list in mulatto

References[edit]

  • The British Dictionary, in two volumes, illustrated (1933, Odhams Press Limited, London WC2)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin capere, present active infinitive of capiō, from Proto-Italic *kapiō, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize, grab). Compare Occitan caupre.

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cabre (first-person singular present cabo, past participle cabut)

  1. to fit, as the possibility to enter or be contained in a given space

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French[edit]

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cabre

  1. inflection of cabrer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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