- Retronym for television, coined after the invention of colour television to refer specifically to the type of television existing before then. (Wiktionary)
“Atop her desk was an old twelve-inch black-and-white television set tuned to Divorce Court, and next to the antenna sat a round purple plastic mirror in which Placek, who was fifty-four years old, could see herself when she spoke on the phone.”
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