a black and white New World skimmer, Rynchops nigra, having a bill with a reddish-orange base.
a person who makes horseshoes and shoes horses. a person who forges objects of iron. a blackish damselfish, Chromis punctipinnis, inhabiting coastal waters off southern California. Contemporary Examples The Jewish Conquistadors Edward Kritzler December 20, 2008 The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat Steven Isaac June 2, […]
the work of a blacksmith. Historical Examples The Boys of Crawford’s Basin Sidford F. Hamp The Red Man’s Continent Ellsworth Huntington Wage Earning and Education R. R. Lutz The New North Agnes Deans Cameron Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part […]
black smoker black smoker See under hydrothermal vent.
Also called black racer. a blackish racer, Coluber constrictor subspecies, of the eastern U.S., that grows to a length of 6 feet (1.8 meters). any of various other snakes of a black or very dark color. a heavy, tapering, flexible whip of braided cowhide or the like. Historical Examples Vandemark’s Folly Herbert Quick Oh, You […]