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Buckra

Superior, excellent. That's buckra. A buckra coat is a smart coat; a buckra man, a man of consequence. This word among the West Indians does the service of burra among the Anglo-Indians: as burra saïb (great master, i.e. white man), burra khana (a magnificent spread or dinner).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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