jim-crow definition

  • adjective:
    • For negroes just; set aside for used of negroes as a policy of racial discrimination.
  • noun:
    • a device for flexing or straightening rails.
    • A planing device with a reversing tool, to plane both methods.
    • an instrument for bending or straightening metal rails or bars.
    • In mining, a crowbar having at one end a claw just like a hammer-claw.

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