American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A travesty of the Roman Catholic Mass, ascribed to worshipers of Satanism.
- n. Informal A Requiem Mass.
“I reared back my hands, prayed this would work, and then thrust them both into the great black mass of mouth-tendrils that was splayed wide before me and rent it in opposite directions.”
“The black mass of a boat appeared in the V of the dispart sight, and he waved his hand to Bush.”
“A black mass of bugs and mosquitoes had gathered on the honey-drenched newspaper.”
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