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Definition of "blacks" []

  • Plural form of black. (noun)
  • A kind of ink in used in copperplate printing, prepared from the charred husks of the grape and the residue of the wine press. (noun)
  • Soot flying in the air. (noun)
  • Black garments, etc. (noun)

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Use "blacks" in a sentence
  • "In the seventh Annual Report it is said, "An effort for the benefit of the blacks, in which all parts of the country can unite, of course must not have the abolition of slavery for its immediate object; _nor may it aim directly at the instruction of the blacks_.""
  • "It is better for the enemy that this vast majority be split up into what they call blacks and then Indians and Coloureds."
  • "And we had the colored people, which they call blacks now — I was always taught to call them colored people — but they would help if the husband ...."