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JIM CROW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Jim Crow mean? 

JIM CROW (noun)
  The noun JIM CROW has 2 senses:

1. barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites
2. a crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails

  Familiarity information: JIM CROW used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JIM CROW (noun)


Sense 1Jim Crow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

color bar; color line; colour bar; colour line; Jim Crow

Hypernyms ("Jim Crow" is a kind of...):

ideological barrier (a barrier to cooperation or interaction resulting from conflicting ideologies)


Sense 2jim crow [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("jim crow" is a kind of...):

crowbar; pry; pry bar; wrecking bar (a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge)


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