a tree, Acer saccharum nigrum, of eastern and central North America, having furrowed, blackish bark and yellow-green flowers.
a grayish grunt, Anisotremus surinamensis, of the Atlantic Ocean from Florida to Brazil.
patrol wagon. noun a police van for transporting prisoners
an indication of failure or censure: His chronic lateness is a black mark against him. Historical Examples Frank Merriwell’s Return to Yale Burt L. Standish Betty Leicester Sarah Orne Jewett noun an indication of disapproval, failure, etc noun Examples An indication of censure or failure, as in If you refuse to work late, won’t that […]
the illicit buying and selling of goods in violation of legal price controls, rationing, etc. a place where such activity is carried on. to black-marketeer. to sell (something) in the black market. Contemporary Examples World War II’s Most Glamorous Spy: Christine Granville Emma Garman July 6, 2013 Sanctions Are Causing Inflation in Iran and Harming […]