[muh-stee, muhs-tee] /mʌˈsti, ˈmʌs ti/
the offspring of a white person and a quadroon; octoroon.
the offspring of a White person and a quadroon
any person of mixed ancestry
“octoroon, offspring of a white and a quadroon,” also “half-caste,” 1690s, a corruption of Spanish mestizo (q.v.).
[muhs-tl-id] /ˈmʌs tl ɪd/ noun 1. any of numerous carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidae, comprising the weasels, martens, skunks, badgers, and otters. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Mustelidae. n. 1910, from Modern Latin Mustelidae, taken as a genus name by Linnaeus (1758), from Latin mustela “weasel,” possibly related to mus “mouse” […]
[muhs-tl-ahyn, -in] /ˈmʌs tlˌaɪn, -ɪn/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the family Mustelidae, including the martens, skunks, minks, weasels, badgers, and otters. 2. resembling a weasel. 3. tawny or brown, like a weasel in summer. /ˈmʌstɪˌlaɪn; -lɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Mustelidae, a family of typically predatory mammals including […]
[muhs-ter] /ˈmʌs tər/ verb (used with object) 1. to assemble (troops, a ship’s crew, etc.), as for battle, display, inspection, orders, or discharge. 2. to gather, summon, rouse (often followed by up): He mustered all his courage. verb (used without object) 3. to assemble for inspection, service, etc., as troops or forces. 4. to come […]
noun, U.S. History. 1. the annual day for enrollment in the militia of all able men aged 18 to 45, according to a law established in 1792 and in effect until after the Civil War.