an arbitrary name for a piece of land used for purposes of supposition in legal argument or the like (often distinguished from whiteacre).
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Also called winterberry. a holly, Ilex verticillata, of eastern and midwestern North America, bearing red fruit that remains through early winter. a European alder, Alnus glutinosa, having a dark-gray bark and sticky foliage.
discolored, as by bruising; exhibiting ecchymosis: a black-and-blue mark on my knee. adjective (of the skin) discoloured, as from a bruise feeling pain or soreness, as from a beating Badly bruised, as in That fall down the stairs left me black and blue all over. Even though multicolored bruises rarely include the color black, this […]
one of an American breed of large, powerful hound dogs having a short, dense, black coat with tan markings above the eyes and on the muzzle, chest, legs, feet, and breech, and low-set, drooping ears, used for hunting raccoons, opossums, and other larger game.
Usually, Black and Tans. an armed force of about 6000 soldiers sent by the British government to Ireland in June, 1920, to suppress revolutionary activity: so called from the colors of their uniform. a member of this force. (lowercase) a drink made of equal parts of ale and stout or porter. (lowercase) a black-and-tan dog. […]