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 Quadriv’ium.Quad’ruple Alliance of 1674. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quadroon.
 
A person with onefourth of black blood; the offspring of a mulatto woman by a white man. The mulatto is half-blooded, one parent being white and the other black. (Latin, quatuor, four.) (See LAMB.)   1
 


 Quadriv’ium.Quad’ruple Alliance of 1674. 

 
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