from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who favors the negro race and exerts himself in its behalf.
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Know, then, O negrophilist, that the Cotton Snob is
You here behold, O negrophilist of the North, what
Only consider their circumstances, negrophilist of the North, and answer truthfully; were you so situated would you dare to advocate emancipation?
"With many qualities that are good -- with some, possibly, that are great -- Mr. Roosevelt is a negrophilist.
Shadow and Light An Autobiography with Reminiscences of the Last and Present Century Mifflin Wistar Gibbs 1885