R(ichard) P(almer) 1904–65, U.S. critic and poet.
the quality or state of being black. the quality or state of being a black person. Negritude. Contemporary Examples An Open Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder: It’s Not About Race Ron Christie July 16, 2014 War Is Hell and Such Good Fun Don Gomez November 10, 2014 Black Friday Is Like Occupy Wall Street […]
the extinguishing or concealment of all visible lights in a city, military post, etc., usually as a precaution against air raids. a period during a massive power failure when the lack of electricity for illumination results in utter darkness except from emergency sources, as candles. Theater. the extinguishing of all stage lights, as in closing […]
noun a residential district in SE London, mainly in the boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich: a large heath formerly notorious for highwaymen Historical Examples Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle The Life of the Rev. George Whitefield, Volume I (of 2) Luke Tyerman Richard II Jacob Abbott […]
a North American warbler, Dendroica striata, the adult male of which has the top of the head black. noun a North American warbler, Dendroica striata, the male of which has a black-and-white head