mongrel

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mongrel

of mixed or uncertain breeding; said of dogs in particular but also used adjectivally to refer to any species.
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In 'Border Disputes' Ellen Carol Jones discusses relations of aesthetics and politics in the anti-colonial context, as Joyce celebrates hybridity or mongrelism in his 'chaffering allincluding most farraginous chronicle' (p.
Whereas Moore and Lasker-Schuler adopt male, neutral, or bigendered names, Loy chooses pseudonyms that highlight her femininity and her mongrelism.
Words and phrases like pollution, unclean, the mire of mongrelism, and the abomination of miscegenation were applied to racial mixing, yet sexual congress between the races continued to be part of Southern life (Mencke 108).