the head of the Jesuit order (so called from the power he once possessed and from the black habit worn by the order).
a poplar, Populus nigra, characterized by spreading branches, triangular leaves, and a gray bark. the light, soft wood of this tree, used for making doors, window frames, etc. Historical Examples The Next of Kin Nellie L. McClung
an explosive powder consisting of saltpeter, sulfur, and charcoal, used chiefly in old guns fired for sport, in fireworks, and for spotting charges in practice bombs; black gunpowder. Historical Examples The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various From Capetown to Ladysmith G. W. Steevens The Return H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire Time Crime H. Beam […]
the political and economic power of black Americans in solidarity, especially such power used for achieving social equality. Contemporary Examples The Biggest Names in Sex Daniel Radosh January 12, 2009 noun a social, economic, and political movement of Black people, esp in the US, to obtain equality with White people
Edward (def 1). Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall (“The Black Prince”) 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III). Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile. 830 sq. mi. (2150 sq. km). a male given name: from Old English words […]