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black-and-blue discolored or covered with discolorations from blood coagulated under the skin; bruised.
black and white print or writing considered as documentary evidence or binding proof. [2 definitions]
black-and-white in shades of black and white only, as a photograph or film. [3 definitions]
black art black magic; sorcery.
blackball to cast out, as from a group; ostracize. [3 definitions]
black bass any of several related North American freshwater game fishes.
black bear a North American bear, smaller than a grizzly bear, with thick black or brown fur. [2 definitions]
black belt the highest rank among practitioners of martial arts such as judo or karate. [3 definitions]
blackberry a berry, dark purple to black and composed of many large seeds. [2 definitions]
blackbird any of various common songbirds, the males of which are black or mostly black, such as the European thrush or the American red-winged blackbird.
blackboard a smooth, hard, dark-colored panel, often made of slate and suitable for writing on with chalk; chalkboard.
blackboard eraser an object made of bound layers of felt used for erasing chalk from a blackboard.
blackbody in physics, a hypothetical body that theoretically absorbs all radiant energy falling on its surface.
black book a real or imaginary notebook containing names of people, usu. recorded for future censure or punishment.
blackbuck a long-horned antelope native to India that has a brownish black back and a white belly.
blackcap any of several birds with a black crown, such as the chickadee. [2 definitions]
blackcock the male black grouse.
blackdamp a suffocating gas composed of carbon dioxide and nitrogen, found as a residue of fires and explosions of combustible gases in mines; chokedamp.
Black Death a deadly plague, probably bubonic, that was widespread in Europe in the mid-fourteenth century, characterized by dark splotches on the skin.
black duck a dark brown pond duck of northeastern North America. [2 definitions]
blacken to make black; make dark. [3 definitions]