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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear.

Usage examples (35)
  • As for "blacking" up to resemble Moors, most Moroccans are of a "cafe au lait" hue.
  • "blacking" their faces one time, after which they were considered acclimated.
  • If the stove is to be polished, rub it with blacking.
  • She liked blacking grates, and did them well, because for more
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