a program of studies in black history and culture offered by a school or college, often including Afro-American history and black literature.
black stuff Opium (1940s+ Narcotics) (also black velvet) A black woman or women as sex partner(s), esp for a white man; poon tang •Black velvet is found in Australian and New Zealand slang in the 1890s (1960s+) Contemporary Examples Running the Republicans Stanley Crouch March 5, 2009 ‘black-ish’ Keeps It Real about the Invisible Black […]
an imaginary spot marking the supposed limits of civilization: beyond the Black Stump. noun (Austral) the black stump, an imaginary marker of the extent of civilization (esp in the phrase beyond the black stump) (NZ) a long way off
a hog sucker, Hypentelium nigricans, of eastern U.S. streams.
See under swallowtail (def 2). the tail of a swallow or a deeply forked tail like that of a swallow. any of several butterflies of the genus Papilio, characterized by elongated hind wings that resemble the tail of a swallow, as P. polyxenes (black swallowtail) Compare spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, zebra swallowtail. tail coat. noun […]