whiteboy

noun white·boy

Definition of whiteboy

  1. 1 archaic :  a favored person :  pet

  2. 2 usually capitalized [so called from their wearing white shirts outside their other clothes as a means of recognition on their night raids] :  one of an agrarian association formed among the Irish peasants in 1761 especially to redress their grievances against their landlords and to resist collection of tithes

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First Known Use of whiteboy

1592


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