Black English (def 1).
Black Entertainment Television: a cable television channel. noun an agreement between two parties that a sum of money or other stake will be paid by the loser to the party who correctly predicts the outcome of an event the money or stake risked the predicted result in such an agreement: his bet was that the […]
discoloration of the skin around the eye, resulting from a blow, bruise, etc. a mark of shame, dishonor, etc.: These slums are a black eye to our town. damaged reputation: Your behavior will give the family a black eye. Historical Examples Jacques Bonneval Anne Manning The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers The Eugenic Marriage, Volume […]
cowpea. Historical Examples Antigua and the Antiguans, Volume II (of 2) Anonymous noun another name for cowpea (sense 2)
any of a number of composite plants having daisylike flowers with a dark center disk and usually yellow ray flowers, especially Rudbeckia hirta: the state flower of Maryland. Historical Examples Seven O’Clock Stories Robert Gordon Anderson History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2) Alfred Guy Kingan L’Estrange Seven O’Clock Stories Robert Gordon Anderson Seven […]