Entry from US English dictionary
(1773–1835), US slave. A slave at Thomas Jefferson’s estate, Monticello, she was reported to be his mistress in the Richmond Recorder 1802. More recent evidence has shown that they probably had children together.
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Syllabification: Hem·ings, Sally
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