Definitions for jim-crow

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GCIDE

  1. Jim-crow(a.)

    For negroes only; set aside for used of negroes as a policy of racial discrimination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jim-crow(noun)

    a machine for bending or straightening rails

  2. Jim-crow(noun)

    a planing machine with a reversing tool, to plane both ways

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jim-crow

    jim′-krō, n. a tool for bending or straightening iron rails or bars.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jim-crow in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jim-crow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Barack Obama:

    Remember that during the crusades and the inquisition people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.

  2. President Obama:

    In one afternoon 50 years ago, so much of our turbulent history -- the stain of slavery and anguish of civil war; the yoke of segregation and tyranny of Jim Crow; the death of four little girls in Birmingham, and the dream of a Baptist preacher -- met on this bridge.

  3. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva:

    The new racism, like God, works in mysterious ways and is quite effective in maintaining white privilege, for example, instead of saying as they used to say during the Jim Crow era that they do not want us as neighbors, they say things nowadays such as 'I am concerned about crime, property values and schools.'.

  4. President Obama:

    Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ, in our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. ...So this is not unique to one group or one religion.

  5. Barack Obama:

    And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ, in our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. Michelle and I returned from India — an incredible, beautiful country, full of magnificent diversity — but a place where, in past years, religious faiths of all types have, on occasion, been targeted by other peoples of faith, simply due to their heritage and their beliefs — acts of intolerance that would have shocked Gandhiji, the person who helped to liberate that nation.

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