Usually, Black and Tans. an armed force of about 6000 soldiers sent by the British government to Ireland in June, 1920, to suppress revolutionary activity: so called from the colors of their uniform.
a member of this force.
(lowercase) a drink made of equal parts of ale and stout or porter.
(lowercase) a black-and-tan dog.
the Black and Tans, a specially recruited armed auxiliary police force sent to Ireland in 1921 by the British Government to combat Sinn Féin
a mixture of stout or porter and ale
black (def 33). displaying only black and white tones; without color, as a picture or chart: a black-and-white photograph. partly black and partly white; made up of separate areas or design elements of black and white: black-and-white shoes. of, relating to, or constituting a two-valued system, as of logic or morality; absolute: To those who […]
Aberdeen Angus. one of a breed of hornless beef cattle having a smooth, black coat, raised originally in Scotland. noun a black hornless breed of beef cattle originating in Scotland
a type or phase of bacterial blight of cotton, characterized by black, elongated lesions on the stem and branches, caused by a bacterium, Xanthomonas malvacearum.
witchcraft; magic. noun the black art, another name for black magic