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white man

1. A Caucasian male. Can you see me? I'm standing next to a really tall white man.
2. Caucasians as a whole. The destruction that the white man brought to the Native Americans is incalculable.
See also: man, white
References in classic literature ?
There is no understanding the white man," Ebbits went on doggedly.
But the white man of one day is not the white man of next day, and there is no understanding him.
Other blacks there were on board, from unheard-of far places, and when the white man spoke to them, they tore the long feather from Mauki's hair, cut that same hair short, and wrapped about his waist a lava-lava of bright yellow calico.
For a month this continued, when the schooner sailed away; but the fear of the white man had been seared into the souls of the islanders and never again were they rash enough to harm one.
The man-horse was greasy and dirty, and naked save for an exceedingly narrow and dirty loin-cloth; but the white man clung to him closely and desperately.
As the white man drew closer he could hear a low and continuous moaning and groaning.
Now if I were not in Natal, I should say that there was a heavy fall of snow coming," said the White Man to himself.
Then the White Man crept back to his bed, and the shivering natives, fortified with gin, or squareface, as it is called locally, took refuge on the second wagon, drawing a tent-sail over them.
The white man rested his chin on his crossed arms and gazed at the wake of the boat.
The white man began to climb the rude ladder giving access to the bamboo platform before the house.
I am glad to add, however, that at the present time the disposition to vote against the white man merely because he is white is largely disappearing, and the race is learning to vote from principle, for what the voter considers to be for the best interests of both races.
And ashore, a white man alone, attended by an Irish terrier puppy with a heart flooded with love and by a black king resentfully respectful of the dynamite of the white man, Van Horn went, swashbuckling barelegged through a stronghold of three thousand souls, while his white mate, addicted to schnapps, held the deck of the tiny craft at anchor off shore, and while his black boat's crew, oars in hands, held the whaleboat stern-on to the beach to receive the expected flying leap of the man they served but did not love, and whose head they would eagerly take any time were it not for fear of him.
Possibly should he retain her he could wring a handsome ransom from the white man.
Once out of sight of the white man the two turned back and met a short distance in the rear of the party they had deserted--in another moment they were headed for the long-house from which they had started.
Let the white man teach me to fly," he said, "and I will take you back close to the settlements of your people, but in return for this I shall keep the great bird," and he waved a black hand in the direction of the aeroplane.