Complete Definition of "greyboy"

English

Etymology
Believed to be from “grey”, the colour of the Confederate uniforms worm during the United States' Civil War, + “boy”, a diminutive used as a rather disdaining form of address

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|US|pejorative; rare a white person who has the superior racial attitude to colored people (most notably slaves) attributed to white Southerners during the United States' Civil War

#* 1997, http://groups-beta.google.com/group/soc.culture.african.american.moderated/msg/742b039d70a8bc31:
#*: till a black man who tried to speak peace
#*: couldn't get in his piece
#*: till he wants to grab a piece
#*: and turn a greyboy to grease

References
Usenet posting by Paul Thomas Ivy

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